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

 Take Note  ARMED FORCES DAY 2016, poster

 Take Note   SA NAVY FESTIVAL 2016

Date: 21 – 24 April 2016

Place: Simon’s Town

A broad programme for the event is available...

 

Official email addresses for SA Navy Festival 2016 (amended 09 Dec 2015)
Application form to trade at the Navy Festival...

 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...

 02 February 2016   IBSAMAR sitrep 02 - SAS SPIOENKOP underway to Mauritius

It has certainly not been “fair winds and calm seas” for the crew of the SAS SPIOENKOP who set sail for Mauritius en route to India...

 

 26 January 2016   IBSAMAR sitrep 01 - Ahoy SAS SPIOENKOP!

After a week of combat readiness operations, SAS SPIOENKOP set sail to India on Saturday 16 January 2016 to participate in Exercise IBSAMAR V...

 

 15 January 2016   The arrival of BNS AMAZONAS in Cape Town

BNS AMAZONAS forms part of the south east naval grouping of the Brazilian Navy which is used in performing maritime security in Brazil’s territorial waters...

 

 14 December 2015   Sod-turning ceremony at NAVAL STATION DURBAN

The Sod-turning ceremony took place at Naval Station Durban on 8 December 2015. The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, officiated the event on behalf of the Commander in Chief, President Jacob Zuma...

 11 December 2015   OPERATION CORONA

The SA Navy deployed to Gansbaai in response to a request from Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to assist in combating the poaching in Cape Hangklip to Rietfontein area...

 

 09 December 2015   Military Attaché Advisory Corps strengthen relations

The Military Attaché Advisory Corps (MAAC) briefing was held on Thursday, 26 November 2015 at the Naval Mess in Pretoria. This annual event is aimed at strengthening existing relations between the South African Navy and Defence Attachés based in South Africa...

 08 December 2015   SAS UMZIMKULU Change of Command parade

On 30 November 2015, SAS UMZIMKULU held a Change of Command parade at Naval Base Simon’s Town...

 

 08 December 2015   Argentinean Navy honours Deputy Chief of the SA Navy

The Argentinean Navy Advisory Council of Decoration awarded the Deputy Chief of the S.A. Navy, Rear Admiral Hanno Teuteberg with the “Argentine Naval Cross for Distinguished Services” on 26 November 2015 at the Argentine Embassy in Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria...

 08 December 2015   STS Young Endeavour Stay in Cape Town

STS Young Endeavour, an Australian training ship, docked at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront from 18 – 25 November 2015...

 

 07 December 2015   SAS SALDANHA - Youth Leadership Development Programme ends with a bang

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has partnered with the Department of Defence on the Youth Leadership Development Programme (YLDP), formerly known as the National Youth Service (NYS) programme...

 07 December 2015   Education, Training and Development of artisans remains a top priority for the SANDF

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Skills Development Programme was initiated mainly to cut back on outsourcing and assist the SANDF to improve the condition of all the defence facilities by using their own trained and skilled artisans...

 01 December 2015   Fleet Command - The Algerian Navy visits the Fleet

The Algerian Navy visited Naval Base Simon’s Town on 23 November 2015. Director Fleet Force Preparation, Rear Admiral (Junior Grade) S.F. Petersen, welcomed guests from the Algerian Navy on behalf of the Flag Officer Fleet...

 

 

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