Current Event   Calling on the Descendants of Those Men Who Served on Board the SS Mendi

The South African Department of Defence and Military Veterans would like to make contact with any family members of those who were on the SS Mendi. The intention is to mint a special medal in the menís honour for the centenary ceremony in 2017.
Descendants are requested to contact the South African Department of Defence and Military Veterans...

 28 August 2015   Ships - Push comes to shove

New tugboat gives SA Navy a shunt in the right direction and slots in well with future plans...

Source: www.popularmechanics.co.za
Photograph: CPO B. Lombard

 27 August 2015   Exercise Red Lion 2015

The South African Navy sailed for EXERCISE RED LION 2015 from Monday, 10 August 2015 to Friday, 21 August 2015 which took place in the False Bay area...

 

 20 August 2015   We were glad to save lives - SA Navy captain

Cape Town - SA Navy captain Musawenkosi Nkomonde told News24 on Monday that he and his crew were proud to be able to rescue the crew of a yacht during the Cape to Rio race in January last year...

 

 18 August 2015   A Royal look at Naval Base Simonís Town

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Vessel, RFA GOLD ROVER and HMS LANCASTER paid an informal visit to Naval Base Simonís Town harbour on 13 August 2015, for a maintenance period and for the crew to rest and recuperate (R&R)...

 17 August 2015   SAS SALDANHA exhibits at the Weskus Mall

SAS SALDANHA together with other government departments such as the Traffic Department, South African Police Service (SAPS), 4 Special Forces Regiment, the Fire Department from Air Force Base Langebaanweg...

 

 05 August 2015   IMT Show and Tell

IMT specialises in techno-military research, development and specialised products and services and provides science, technology and engineering assistance to the South African National Defence Force...

 

 21 July 2015   Counter Piracy IONS Working Group

The Counter Piracy Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Working Groups (WGs) were established to progress capability building within specific maritime security challenges common to the member and observer nations of IONS. These WGs established include the Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief, Counter Piracy and Information Sharing and Interoperability WGs..

 17 July 2015   Defence Force Service Commission visit to SAS WINGFIELD

On 27 March 2015 Chief of the South African Navy (C Navy) visited SAS WINGFIELD...

 17 July 2015   NS DBN - KZN Military Tattoo: 08 Ė 11 July 2015

Durban has been rocking to the sounds of music, big guns and fireworks from 08 July 2015 to 11 July 2015. Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Rear Admiral R. Higgs represented the SAN as the Chief functionary on 9 July...

 14 July 2015   SA Navy courtesy call with Knysna Mayor

The Executive Mayor of Knysna, Councillor, G. Wolmarans, hosted a courtesy call with the Officer Commanding (OC) of SAS UMZIMKULU, Commander (Cdr) E.M. Nyati and OC SAS UMHLOTI Cdr B.E. Short on Thursday, 9 July 2015, at the Mayorís office, Knysna Municipality...

 

 14 July 2015   SA Navy enters the Knysna Heads

The residents of Knysna came to witness one of the SA Navyís Mine Counter Measure (MCM) vessels, SAS UMZIMKULU enter the Knysna heads on Tuesday, 7 July 2015.

On 9 July 2015, the second SA Navy MCM SAS UMHLOTI safely entered the Knysna heads under the command Cdr B.E. Short....

13 July 2015   Royal Australian Navy Ship visit South Africa

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Ship HMAS ANZAC (Frigate) paid a formal visit to South Africa, Cape Town V&A Waterfront on 06 July 15.

 

 13 July 2015   The arrival of the new Tug IMVUBU

The three existing South African Navy tugs joined efforts and went out to sea on Thursday, 09 July to escort and welcome the new tug IMVUBU upon its delivery to Simonís Town Naval Harbour from Damen Shipyard Cape Town...

 

 

 

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