Group at a glance




Revenue and operating profit


Description of business

Managing director:
Martin de Beer


Located at Pinetown in KwaZulu-Natal, Reutech Communications specialises in technologically advanced tactical VHF/UHF communication systems for the defence environment. Products and services supplied are:

  • Tactical airborne VHF/UHF radios
  • Tactical/Mobile/Static ground-based VHF/UHF radios
  • Personal role radios for tactical and mining use.

Reutech Communications has been a strategic supplier for communication products to the SANDF for more than 40 years. The company is an approved supplier to many international customers.
ISO 9001: 2000 accredited via BVC

Managing director:
Mike Tucker

Electronic fuses

Fuchs Electronics is based at Alberton in Gauteng. Designs and manufactures the internationally recognised range of Fuchs electronic fuses and related defence products for artillery, mortar, naval and aircraft weapon applications. Capabilities include electronic and precision mechanical design and high volume production of electromechanical assemblies. Reutech owns the intellectual property of all products produced. More than 95% of the company’s revenue is generated from export sales.
ISO 9001: 2000 accredited

Managing director:
James Verster

Radar systems

Based in Stellenbosch, RRS develops and manufactures ground and naval search and tracking radar systems for the SANDF, as well as customers in the export market. Significant contracts include the supply of sensors and software for the country’s Ground Based Air Defence System programme, tracking sensors for the Valour-class frigates and more recently, helicopter management radar for the Royal Norwegian Navy.

Mining radar sensor systems used in open-cast mining operations are supplied internationally in increasing quantities as the product range expands.

Holds certified registration as an SABS ISO 9001: 2000 company

Managing director:
Selwyn Newnes


Solutions is a systems engineering and logistic support division. Provides a full “cradle-to-grave” spectrum of services on electronic equipment to the SANDF, governmental agencies, global system for mobile service providers and clients in the mining industry. Such electronic equipment and services includes telecommunications, satellite, radar, fare management equipment for transportation services and resource and asset management. It also manufactures and supplies the Rogue remote controlled weapons platform which is fitted on RSA and foreign vessels and is used for vehicle applications. Solutions is based at Midrand and has support facilities throughout South Africa.

ISO 9001: 2000 accredited and a quality system has been implemented at its facilities throughout the country