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...

 18 May 2015   The French Navy visits Cape Town

Early on Monday, 11 May 2015, the French Navyís offshore patrol vessel (OPV) LíADROIT (P725) came alongside at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town for a port call...

 

 08 May 2015   Mine Warfare and Underwater Security Show and Tell

The Show and Tell is an opportunity for IMT to showcase the defence research conducted to satisfy South African Minister of Defence (MoD) strategic needs for techno-military support, products and service...

 

 30 April 2015   The Pakistan National Defence University Visited Naval Units in Simonís Town

The Pakistan NDU is the most senior training defence institution in Pakistan and they present the Security and Strategic Studies Course over a period of one year to senior officers of the armed forces and civilian services of Pakistan as well as military officers from friendly countries...

 20 April 2015   BNS AMAZONAS visited Cape Town waters

The Brazilian Navy Ship, BNS AMAZONAS, an Offshore Patrol vessel visited the port of Cape Town over the period of 08-13 April 2015...

 

 10 April 2015   Rand Easter Show 2015 Official Opening

The SANDF participates in the Rand Easter Show to showcase its capabilities and offers various opportunities for those who are fit and eager to join, in particular, the young and dynamic youth...

 09 April 2015   SA Navy Festival 2015 Drawing Competition Prize-Giving

Eager young sailors drew pictures of their favourite ships and submarines at this yearís SA Navy Festival Drawing Competition...

 

 02 April 2015   End of EXERCISE GOOD HOPE VI: Week 4 Warfare Week

The last week of EX GOOD HOPE VI started with the departure of the participating ships from Simonís Town False Bay Harbour on Monday, 23 March 2015 ... to make their way to Overburg Shooting range...

 

 01 April 2015   South African Navy celebrates the 15th annual Navy Festival

Thousands of curious visitors entered through the naval gates of Simonís Town over the weekend of 20-22 March 2015 to see what the buzz was about at the annual South African Navy Festival. While chatting to members of the public many said that it was their first experience of the Navy Festival and they tried to see as many activities as possible...

 01 April 2015   Ex Good Hope VI: Week 3 Combat Enhancement Training at sea

SAS SPIOENKOP, FSG HESSEN and FSG KARLSRUHE participating in Ex Good Hope VI left the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront on Sunday, 15 March 2015 and made their way back to Simonís Town to participate in the 2015 SA Navy Festival. Combat Enhancement Training at sea was conducted for the week...

 18 March 2015   Ex Good Hope VI: Week 2 Force Integration Training at sea

Vessels participating in Ex Good Hope VI departed from Simonís Town on Monday 09 March 2015 and made their way toward the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town. Various exercises were conducted en route to integrate all participating forces...

 16 March 2015   FNS FLOREAL Hosts a Cocktail Function

FNS FLOREAL hosted a cocktail function on 11 March 2015 whilst alongside in the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town...

 

 13 March 2015   Transformation Display at SA Naval Museum

Flag Officer Fleet, Rear Admiral B.K. Mhlana officially opened the Transformation display at the South African Naval Museum on Wednesday, 11 March 2015. The transformation display focuses on important landmark events that saw the transformation of the SA Navy...

 

 

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