Details Of Armscor

Details Of Armscor

Welcome to the Details Of Armscor website. This website is designed to provide a forum to communicate with you, our stakeholders, about the organisation’s priorities and focussing first and foremost, on delivering on our mandate which is to serve the South African Department of Defence and other organs of state.

Armscor has demonstrated through several decades of complex acquisition excellence to have the capabilities to deliver to our stakeholders, strategic products and services that ensure the protection of the sovereignty of South African citizens.


  • Acquisition of defence matériel and related services
  • Provision of strategic facilities and Research & Development in support of the core business
  • Management of Defence Industrial Participation programme
  • Management of the disposal of forfeited, redundant or surplus defence matériel in support of the core business
  • Commercial exploitation of our products and services, with the permission of the primary shareholder

Armscor is committed to driving technology innovation in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, by developing dual use solutions for defence and commercial industries. This guarantees that Armscor and the defence industry remain relevance in the economic participation and renewal of this country. Armscor strives to deliver that despite the declining budget challenges.

Armscor continues to support the National Development Plan (NDP) goals of 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) goals, through its Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives that are focussed on Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programmes. These guarantee a future talent pool for scientists and engineers for the organisation and the defence industry.

Armscor is entrusted with the responsibility of the implementation of the recently launched Defence Sector Charter, which will drive job creation, growth and inclusive participation of SMMEs and Military Veterans in the defence sector.

Please keep in touch with us and send us your comments to We look forward to working together with you. There’s an African proverb that says and I quote; “If you want to go quickly, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together”.

I thank you

advocate Solomzi Mbada
Acting Chief Executive Officer

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