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article imageBiggest aviation and defence expo gets underway in South Africa Special

By Christopher Szabo     Sep 18, 2012 in Business
Pretoria - The Africa Aerospace and Defence Expo (AAD) 2012 Media Open Day has introduced accredited members of the media to the aircraft and military equipment at Africa’s biggest expo. An armoured vehicle has also been launched.
The main event of AAD will be from 19 September to 23 September, including a two-day airshow expected to draw at least 120,000 people.
The Paramount Group made a major production, including dancing girls, for its new Marauder Patrol vehicle.
The Paramount Group unveils new vehicles and the dancing girls are right there!
The Paramount Group unveils new vehicles and the dancing girls are right there!
The new Marauder Patrol will help police forces and armies worldwide  the manufacters say.
The new Marauder Patrol will help police forces and armies worldwide, the manufacters say.
This very strong couple made sure the dancing wasn t far away!
This very strong couple made sure the dancing wasn't far away!
A large number of countries, from Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas will showcase their wares to trade delegation members, the media and then the public at the weekend
A Paramount Mbombe  scheduled to replace the Ratel mine protected Infantry Fighting Vehicle.
A Paramount Mbombe, scheduled to replace the Ratel mine protected Infantry Fighting Vehicle.
The Ratel Infantry Fighting Vehicle has been in service for over 30 years  it will be replaced by th...
The Ratel Infantry Fighting Vehicle has been in service for over 30 years, it will be replaced by the Mbombe.
Bombs, rockets, and every conceivable form of military hardware can be seen.
The South African arms manufacturer  Denel  showcased its rockets at its stand. Ingwe is a leopard.
The South African arms manufacturer, Denel, showcased its rockets at its stand. Ingwe is a leopard.
The US Air National Guard is also taking part..
A C-17 heavy lift aircraft of the US Air National Guard.
A C-17 heavy lift aircraft of the US Air National Guard.
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