WELCOME TO NDIC

WE SERVE AS A SIGNIFICANT POLICY MAKING AND CO-ORDINATION TOOL FOR THE DEFENCE INDUSTRY

NDIC


Establishing and maintaining

Establishing and maintaining the focus of a national vision in respect of Defence Industry

Defence Strategic Trajectory

Co-ordinating approaches between the SANDF & Defence Industry

Overseeing

Overseeing the development & implementation of policies & strategies, including the National Defence Industrial Strategy

Optimal integration

Ensuring the optimal integration of the defence industry within the National Development Plan

The National Defence Industry Council (NDIC) was launched by the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans (DMVA), Honourable Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on 3 March 2016. She delegated the responsibility of chairing the NDIC to the Secretary for Defence, Dr Sam Gulube. The NDIC, which consists of senior government officials, captains of industry and its association, Aerospace, Maritime and Defence (AMD). The NDIC initiated a two-phased project to develop a Defence Industry Strategy in Phase One and the Master Plan or the Implementation Plan in Phase Two. The strategy is designed to be inspirational, aspirational and transformative. It seeks to guide the relationship between government and the defence industry, and to propose approaches for developing and transforming the industry. The Minister released the draft Defence Industry Strategy on 19 May 2017 for public comment and inputs.

Composition


NDIC

NDIC is chaired by the Minister of Defence but she has delegated this responsibility to the Secretary for Defence

Members of the NDIC

Secretary for Defence, Chief of the SANDF, CEO of Armscor, Group CEO of Denel, CEO of CSIR, Executive Director of the AMD, NDIC Secretariat: Director Industry Support (Defence Materiel Division)

Directors-General of departments that are members

The Presidency; Military Veterans; Police; State Security Agency; Science and Technology; International Relations and Co-operation; Public Enterprises; Trade and Industry; and the Small Business Development

Consultative body

The NDIC would meet quarterly under the stewardship of the Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans and would be “the highest consultative body between the defence industry and the DoD on matters of policy formulation and compliance, export support, armament acquisition and joint planning”.

Strategy Development

The NDIC was officially launched by Hon Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, 3 March 2016 NDIC was tasked with developing a Defence Industry Strategy.

An NDIC Strategic Development Project was initiated with seven (7) Workstreams with the following tasks:

  • Workstream One: Defence Industry & MasterPlan
  • Workstream Two: Co-ordination with the DRIPT (Defence Review Implementation Plan Team)
  • Worksstream Three: Operationalisation of NDIC
  • Workstream Four: Defence Industry Support
  • Workstream Five: Defence Technology
  • Workstream Six: Acquisition and Procurement
  • Workstream Seven: Transformation

Ministerial NDIC Workshop

Draft Defence Industry StrategyDownload Draft Defence Industry Strategy -This document comprises background material and a draft defence industry strategy developed by the National Defence Industry Council (NDIC). As such, this document remains subject to changes following inputs received during further consultations and during the public comment phase. It is issued in its current form solely for the purposes of public comment and inputs.

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This document comprises background material and a draft defence industry strategy developed by the National Defence Industry Council (NDIC). As such, this document remains subject to changes following inputs received during further consultations and during the public comment phase. It is issued in its current form solely for the purposes of public comment and inputs.

National Defence Industry Council
You are therefore requested to provide inputs and comments on the draft Defence Industry Strategy document.
All inputs and comments should reach us via e-mail on or before 30 June 2017.
Enquiries can be directed to: Mr Trevor Mketi, Director Industry Support and NDIC Secretariat.
P: 27(12)355-5579
Email
moses@masharps.coza
We welcome public views