Current Notice   The Lower North Battery and Marine Life

Lower North Battery is a functional naval firing range authorized by Government Gazette. The lower North Battery (then called Zoutman Battery) was designed by Thibault in 1793 and is the oldest fortification in South Africa that is still armed!

(Information provided courtesy of Lt Cdr P. Nel in conjunction with Public Relations Office)

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 20 March 2020   Planning Phase for Exercise IBSAMAR VII is underway

Combating Maritime Crime is the theme for Exercise IBSAMAR VII that will be taking place in Simons Town and the West Coast from 25 September to 02 October 2020...


 20 January 2020   FNS NIVOSE make a port call to Cape Town and visit the Fleet

The French Naval Ship FNS NIVOSE a 93,5m Surveillance Frigate entered South African territorial waters for a Port Call in Cape Town over period 21 to 26 January 2020...


 06 January 2020    Pakistan navy pays courtesy call to Naval Base Simon's Town

Two Pakistan vessels arrived at Naval Base Simon's Town on 18 December 2019 for a short port visit.







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