Denel Aerostructures (DAe) is part of the state-owned Denel Group, a respected South African provider of innovative defence, security and related technologies. As the leading aerospace company in Africa, a powerhouse in aerospace design and advanced manufacturing, we are associated with the best original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the global industry and recognised by Airbus as one of the most reliable suppliers on the A400M programme.
Our strategic customers include Airbus, AgustaWestland, Boeing, Gulfstream, BAE Systems, SAAB and a US Business Jet OEM Denel Aerostructures invests extensively to establish modernised, world-class facilities for high-end machining, composites, manufacturing, assembly and special processes.
Denel Aerostructures aims to surpass customers' expectations with on-time delivery, innovation and on-quality standards with a full range of engineering capabilities - design, development, test and certification. As a strategic partner in global programmes, the company intends to build on its longstanding reputation for innovation, quality and specialised solutions in aerospace design and manufacturing.
Our mastery of technology and depth of skills are forged through decades of experience in the aerospace sector. Denel Aerostructures is at the core of the country’s largest aerospace hub, the Aerotropolis. We are located next to OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg - Africa’s largest and busiest airport. With the Ekurhuleni Aerotropolis attracting aerospace and advanced manufacturing companies, DAe is well positioned and close to a growing number of supply and partner industries. As a strategic industrial and economic asset for South Africa and a primary contributor to the growth of the aerospace sector and high–tech manufacturing on the continent Denel Aerostructures is ideally positioned to be a strategic aerospace design and manufacturing partner.