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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Defence Web - Paramount acquires DCD Protected Mobility’s Isando facility

Paramount Group has acquired DCD Protected Mobility’s manufacturing facility at Isando and certain industrial assets located there as well as some of the employees at the facility. This will allow it to significantly increase the production capacity of its armoured vehicle range in South Africa, with a potential output of 400 vehicles a year.

Paramount Group said it took effective control of the facilities in Isando, Johannesburg, on 1 April 2015.

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Engineering News - Latest Paramount acquisition marks a major consolidation in the SA defence industry

South African defence group Paramount announced on Thursday that it had bought the manufacturing facilities and certain other assets of DCD Protected Mobility (part of South Africa’s DCD industrial and engineering group), as well as taking transfer of selected personnel. Paramount describes itself as Africa’s largest privately-owned defence and aerospace group.

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PARAMOUNT GROUP RAMPS UP PRODUCTION CAPACITY BY ACQUIRING INDUSTRIAL ASSETS OF DCD PROTECTED MOBILITY


9 April 2015, Pretoria. Paramount Group, Africa’s largest privately-owned defence and aerospace business, today announced the acquisition of certain manufacturing facilities, industrial assets and employees of DCD Protected Mobility, a leading South African armoured vehicle manufacturer.

Situated in Isando, Johannesburg, the newly acquired manufacturing facilities will enable Paramount Group to significantly increase the production capacity of its armoured vehicle range in South Africa.

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AFRICA’S LARGEST SUPERHERO #PARABOT RISES OVER THE RAND SHOW TO PROTECT RHINOS

What stands nearly ten metres tall, weighs a ton, has the body of an Mbombe 6 armoured vehicle and is on a mission to raise awareness of Africa’s endangered wildlife? The answer can be found at the Rand Show 2015.

It’s #Parabot, Africa’s largest superhero robot developed to showcase Africa’s defence technologies and raise awareness of the plight of Africa’s threatened wildlife populations.

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PARAMOUNT SIGNS MOU WITH MOTOR SICH JSC FOR MODERNISATION OF HELICOPTERS

Abu Dhabi, 24 February 2015. Today Paramount Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Motor Sich JSC of the Ukraine to collaborate in the production and modernisation of helicopters and aviation engineering components. The signing, which was witnessed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, commits the two companies to exploring the opportunity of transferring technologies that exist in both companies, relating to rotary platforms. The signing took place during IDEX 2015 in Abu Dhabi.

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