The former chief of acquisitions for the South African National Defence Force denies having a hand in dodgy deals and influencing tender awards.
According to evidence from official investigations, the former defence minister was central to claims about corruption surrounding the deal.
Former Scopa chairperson Gavin Woods says Joe Modise, who died in 2001, benefited from the arms deal - although not in cash.
Former minister Ronnie Kasrils' usefulness as a witness at the arms deal inquiry has been called into question.
Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.