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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 06 May 2019   25 Years of Democracy

During the months of April and May we look back on the historic events of 1994 - 25 years ago - twenty-five years of democracy. (From the archives of the SA Navy Museum)...


 25 April 2019   New submarine Tower Escape Safety System (TESS) procedures tested in Simonís Town

The safety of submariners at sea, goes hand in hand with being able to successfully escape from a stricken submarine lying on the seabed...

Media Statement - 25 April 2019 (No Embargo)

 25 April 2019   Rand Show 2019 SA Navy Outdoor Exhibitions

The SA Navyís participation at the 2019 Rand Show once more, seemed to have captured the curiosity of thousands of South African public who spent their Easter weekend at the Nasrec Expo Centre...


 24 April 2019   The 2019 Rand Show

The opening ceremony for the 2019 Rand Show took place on Friday 19 April 2019 at Nasrec, Johannesburg. The event was officiated by Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula..


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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..






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