A Global Defence Technology Company
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Company Overview

Denel Dynamics, a division of Denel SOC Ltd, an innovative leader in advanced systems technology. Our core business includes tactical missiles, precision guided weapons, unmanned aerial vehicle systems and space solutions. Our products are designed, developed and manufactured in South Africa. Denel Dynamics is a strategic partner of the South African National Defence Force. The company also promotes collaboration and partnerships with other developing nations such as Brazil and the United Arab Emirates.

Denel Dynamics products are also in service with other defence forces in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and South America.

As South Africas top engineering intellectuals work for Denel Dynamics, local and international partnerships with educational institutions have been established to create exciting opportunities in the fields of  science, technology, engineering and maths. Quality skills transfer, mentoring and bursaries are of key importance to enable retention of South Africas pool of talent while transforming our business and people. Our aim is to build upon our world-class expertise and to keep passing on our intellectual property.

The true character of the business of Denel Dynamics is advanced technological prowess and the evolution of innovative ideas into high-quality, reliable and robust products and systems for end-users.

History and Milestones

The launch of rocket research

Denel Dynamics has its roots in missile research, design and development, starting in 1964 with the establishment of the Institute for Rocket Research, which later became the National Institute for Defence Research at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).


Missile research and development commenced with the founding of a National Institute for Defence Research, at the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).  


Production and support of defence systems started with the founding of Kentron (Pty) Ltd as a company within the Armscor group.


Kentron became a division of a newly-formed industrial group, Denel (Pty) Ltd and entered the export market with a range of military products.  


During the restructuring of Denel, Kentron became Denel Aerospace Systems.  

2006    During further restructuring of Denel, Denel Aerospace Systems became Denel Dynamics.


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  • BEE Certificate - Denel SOC Ltd 2021
  • Accreditation - ISO 14001 2015 and OHSAS 18001 Certificate
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+27 12 671 1911
Nelmapius Drive, Centurion, Pretoria
PO Box 7412, Centurion, 0046, RSA

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