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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 26 February 2019   Commander-in-Chief on board SAS DRAKENSBERG

After witnessing the display of the South African National Defence Force at Bay Side, Blouberg, the president was welcomed on board SAS DRAKENSBERG for a tour and luncheon...


 26 February 2019   SAN Legacy Project at Siviwe School of Skills

The Siviwe School of Skills in Gugulethu was identified as the venue for the 2019 Armed Forces Day (AFD) celebrations Legacy project.  The idea behind it is to leave a positive legacy in the host city...


 22 February 2019   AFD FAN PARK Displays Ė focus on Paratroops and Legal services

The Fan Park in Khayelitsha is an entertaining, demonstrative and informative experience of the SANDF. Itís the state of the art military demonstrations, presentations of career opportunities and recruitments to the SANDF..

 19 December 2018   Steel Cutting Ceremony

The South African Shipyard hosted the steel cutting ceremony for the South African Navyís new Hydrographic Survey Vessel on 30 November 2018 ...


 28 November 2018    NavCol Carols by Candlelight

The SA Navy band, students and staff members at the college put together an enjoyable programme where everyone could sing to their heartís delight ...


 15 November 2018    Navy Veteran Visits the SA Naval Museum

WO1 Beneke joined the military in 1944, served in World War II and also served on the SAS President Pretorius and SAS President Kruger as a Sonar Operator during the 1960s and 1970s ...

 05 October 2018   Brazilian and Indian Navy vessels arrives in Simonís Town for EXERCISE IBSAMAR VI 2018

Indian Naval Ships (INS) INS KOLKATA and INS TARKASH and Brazilian Navy ship BNS BAROSSA arrived in Simonís Town for a trilateral Naval Exercise IBSAMAR VI with the South African Navy, on Monday 01 October 2018...






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