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 men’s honour for the centenary ceremony in 2017.
Descendants are requested to contact the South African Department of Defence and Military Veterans...

 Take Note   Military Skills Development System 2017

The application form for Combat, Engineering, Technical and Support applicants for 2017 is available here...

Closing date: 29 February 2016

 30 October 2016   Visit by the Indian Naval Higher Command Course

The Indian Naval Higher Command course delegation visited Fleet Command Headquarters, Simon’s Town as part of their study tour to South Africa over the period of 13-19 November 2016...

 

 10 November 2016   Defence Attaché pays courtesy call to the SA Navy

As part of enhancing and improving strategic relationship between the South African Navy (SAN) and United States Navy, the newly appointed USA Attaché, Captain S. Morgenfeld, accompanied by Major A.J. Segal, visited the SAN Headquarters on 7 November 2016...

 10 November 2016   Armistice Day - 11 November 2016

As part of its observance of Armistice Day, the SA Naval Museum will conduct a firing of its historic Rifled Muzzle Loader gun at Middle North battery on 11 November at exactly 11:00...

 26 October 2016   OPV NNS UNITY visits Simon’s Town

The Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) UNITY arrived in Simon’s Town on Sunday 23 October 2016. The purpose of the visit was for a Port Call in order to strengthen ties between the Nigerian Navy and the South African Navy...

 19 October 2016   Exercise PHOENIX – Mine Counter Measures

The SA Navy’s Mine Counter Measure (MCM) team was in Mossel Bay for Exercise Phoenix 3 from 6 to 14 October 2016...

 14 October 2016   South African Navy host first Career Open Day in Simon’s Town

The Fleet hosted an open day in order to expose learners to the career opportunities that are available in the South African Navy ...

 

 05 October 2016   HMS PORTLAND visits the Fleet

HMS PORTLAND (F79) is in Simon’s Town from the 4th October to the 7th November for an informal visit as a Port Call...

 

 04 October 2016   Nuclear disaster exercise in preparation for national operation

SA NAVY members conducted a joint nuclear emergency exercise with members of the City of Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management and other Armed Services personnel..

 

 04 October 2016   Naval Base Durban - Indian Naval Warships visit Durban

Three Indian Warships arrived in Durban under the command of Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet (FOCWF) Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh...

 03 October 2016   Indian Navy’s Chief Western Naval Command pays a courtesy call to Flag Officer Fleet in Simon’s Town

Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Western Naval Command, Vice Admiral Girish Luthra paid a courtesy call to Flag Officer Fleet, Rear Admiral B.K. Mhlana at the Fleet Command Headquarters...

 

 

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