South African, Information on Armscor and Armaments Development and Production Act
September 01, 1988
Report, South African Department of Foreign Affairs, 'A Balanced Approach to the NPT: Armscor/AEC Concerns Viewed from a DFA Standpoint'
Analysis of South Africa's stance on the NPT, particularly in light of ARMSCOR and AEC concerns. Calls for a “strategy of uncertainty” to obfuscate South Africa’s perceived nuclear weapons capability.
November 17, 1989
Memorandum, Richard Carter, South African Department of Foreign Affairs, 'Main Points Arising from Luncheon on 14 November 1989' with Atomic Energy Corporation (AEC)
A memorandum outlining AEC and Armscor arguments regarding nuclear weapons development and NPT accession. Includes discussion of implications should the African National Congress gain power in government, decontamination of enrichment sites and degradation of previously enriched materials.
February 15, 1990
J. W. L. de Villiers, Atomic Energy Corporation of South Africa, 'Phasing Out of the RSA's Nuclear Weapons Capability'
Proposal to dismantle South Africa's nuclear weapons devices and components with the intention of disguising their production. South Africa would only admit to producing highly enriched uranium, not manufacturing nuclear weapons.
July 07, 1993
Letter, T. J. de Waal, Executive General Manager of Armscor, Regarding Relations with Israel
Armscor letter discussing Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin
September 23, 1993
Report, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, 'The Agency’s Verification Activities in South Africa'
Report by Director General of the IAEA on the Agency’s verification activities in South Africa and the status of the country's abandoned nuclear weapons program. The report includes an overview of the history of the program.
November 03, 1993
Cable, South African Department of Foreign Affairs, Minutes of Multilateral Coordination Meeting on 21 September 1993 Regarding Armscor
Minutes of a meeting describing jurisdictional confusion between Armscor and its corporate offshoot Denel.
March 08, 1994
Letter, South African Ambassador R. F. Botha
July 27, 1994
Letter, L. H. Evans Director General, to Mr. Tielman de Waal, Chief Executive of Armscor, Regarding Arms Sales
The Director General Evans writes to the Chief Executive of Armscor recommending South Africa be more discreet when selling arms to other states.
August 05, 1994
Cable, South African Department of Foreign Affairs, Forwarding Copy of Armscor Letter to Mission in Washington
Copy of a letter to Washington that discusses reforms to make Armscor more centralized.
August 08, 1994
Cable, South African Department of Foreign Affairs, US Restrictions on Armscor
Report on status of Armscor trading with the United States, in the wake of pending trade restrictions, and with the United Kingdom.
October 26, 1994
Memorandum, South African Department of Foreign Affairs, 'Cameron Commission of Inquiry: Lebanese Arms Sale'
Memorandum on the progress of the Cameron Commission's probe into Armscor's dealings.
November 14, 1994
South African Department of Foreign Affairs, 'Cameron Commission - Armscor Case'
Discusses the Cameron Commission and the debate about whether South African arms deals should be transperant to the public.
November 16, 1994
South African Department of Foreign Affairs, 'Cameron Commission: Implications of Publishing Country Classifications and Details of Arms Transactions'
Report on the Cameron Commission recommending that partners in arms dealings should remain secret.
November 16, 1994
South African Department of Foreign Affairs, 'Cameron Commision: Armscor in Camera Proceedings'
Internal report on the progress of the Cameron Commission.