Paramount Group

Paramount Group is a world leader in defence and security innovation with an exceptional reputation for developing and delivering integrated solutions for defence, internal security and peacekeeping forces across the world.

The largest privately-owned defence and aerospace business in Africa, it has unique capabilities in land systems, aerospace, naval systems, advanced technologies and electronic systems.

Since its inception in 1994, Paramount Group has established itself as a global innovator with the development of one of the world's most advanced families of armoured combat vehicles, and a revolutionary reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, the first aerial platform of its kind.

Paramount Group has one of the strongest aerospace offerings in Africa comprising supersonic fighter aircraft solutions, air force establishment, systems integration, avionics, UAVs, sighting and mission sensors. Integrating advanced systems that extend the mission performance and lifespan of fixed wing aircraft, helicopters and unmanned airborne vehicles is a key competence.

The Group also offers the manufacture, maintenance and refurbishment of naval vessels including light strike craft, rapid intervention and off shore patrol vessels at its own facilities.

Paramount Group is a trusted partner of sovereign governments around the world.

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BDLive.co.za Support for government’s defence sector policies

THE CEO of defence equipment manufacturer Paramount has come out in support of the Zuma administration for its defence policies, saying unlike the previous government its local procurement will catapult the sector to a global level.

The comments by Ivor Ichikowitz come amid the military’s procurement of 280 armoured vehicles for the army. The R8bn Badger programme is expected to create 2,000 jobs in South Africa, including 200 at Denel Land Systems, which is to supply the vehicles. The armoured vehicles are to be delivered next year.


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defaiya.com: Paramount CEO Calls for Technology Transfer to UAE

Knowledge eParamount CEO Calls for Technology Transfer to UAExchange and technology transfer between Africa and the UAE is paramount in developing local defence and aerospace capabilities, as discussed during the first panel session on the second day of the Global Aerospace Summit that took place in Abu Dhabi this past week.

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businessdaytv.co.za Africa's acknowledged as global aerospace player

Ivor Ichikowitz, CEO: Paramount on the growing demand in Africa for aerospace products.

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Zawya.com - Collaboration key to defense sector industrialisation in the UAE

9 April 2014, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Knowledge exchange and technology transfer between Africa and the UAE is paramount in developing local defence and aerospace capabilities, as discussed during the first panel session on the second day of the Global Aerospace Summit that took place this week in Abu Dhabi.

Speaking on the panel "Can investment in aviation, aerospace, space and defence industries act as a catalyst for industrialisation", CEOs from BAE Systems, Paramount Group, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman and Thales addressed the drivers needed to boost industrialisation around the globe.

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aafonline.co.za - Paramount Group represents Africa at Global Aerospace Summit

Paramount Group, Africa’s largest privately owned defence and aerospace business will play a key role at the world’s most important gathering of defence, aerospace and aviation leaders in government, military and business at the second Global Aerospace Summit, taking place from 7-8 April in Abu Dhabi.

Ivor Ichikowitz, Paramount Group Founder and Executive Chairman is a key speaker at the Summit and will participate in a panel of top industry leaders including the Presidents and CEOs of Thales, BAE Systems, Northrup Grumman and Raytheon to debate the topic, “Can investment in aviation, aerospace, space and defence industries act as a catalyst for industrialisation.”

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