Denel is the largest manufacturer of defence equipment in South Africa and operates in the military aerospace and landward defence environment. Incorporated as a private company in 1992 in terms of the South African Companies Act (No 62 of 1973), Denels sole shareholder is the South African Government.
The Minister for Public Enterprises appoints an independent Board of Directors that oversees the executive management team which is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company.
Denel is an important defence contractor in its domestic market and a key supplier to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), both as original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and for the overhaul, maintenance, repair, refurbishment and upgrade of equipment in the SANDFs arsenal.
Over the years Denel has built a reputation as a reliable supplier to its many international clients. It supplies systems and consumables to end users as well as sub-systems and components to its industrial client base. Denel also has a number of equity partnerships, joint ventures and cooperation agreements with renowned international players in the defence industry.
Framework for Denel’s Strategic Drivers:
The credible State Owned South African strategic partner for innovative Defence, Security and related technology solutions.
As a values driven SOC, Denel’s purpose is to:
• Supply the RSA defence & security environment with strategic technology capability, products, services, and support.
• Leverage indigenous capability to access selected export markets.
• Contribute to the socio economic imperatives of Government such as:
o Job creation, Skills development and social investment.
o Enhancing the local technology and manufacturing base.
o Supplier development.
o Exploiting commercial use of technology.
o Foreign policy and regional security objectives.
• Be a responsible corporate citizen to ensure:
o Good governance, and sustainability.
o Transformation and employee well-being.
PERFORMANCE – We embrace operational excellence.
INTEGRITY – We are honest, truthful and ethical.
INNOVATION – We create sustainable innovative solutions.
CARING – We care for our people, customers, communities, nations and the environment.
ACCOUNTABILITY – We take responsibility for our actions.
Denel (Pty) Ltd, Irene Campus
Nellmapius Drive, Irene
PO Box 8322
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