ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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SOUTHERN AFRICA

wide range and variety of military hardware. For instance, Pretoria does not produce jet fighters, but it manufactures Atlas transport aircraft. The country seems keen to exchange these aircraft for Israeli ICFR jet fighters and also tanks. Under the long standing ,collaboration in nuclear research, South Africa offers Tel Aviv enriched uranium in return for counter insurgency equipment. Eventually South Africa will try to seek Israeli know- how in the manufacture of nuclear bombs. Sufficient documentary evidence is also there to show that Israel is a transit station for South African nuclear scientists going to West Germany for training. Some stolen documents, which ended up in the hands of the African National Congress of South Africa, clearly show that West Germany has been secretly co-operating with Pretoria in developing nuclear rower for both peaceful purposes and for making bombs.

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