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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 Upcoming Event   SA Naval College Gala Concert

 07 August 2019   SA Navy host the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Joint Technical Working Group on the Review of the Maritime Security Strategy (MSS)

The 13th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly of head of States and Government declared the need "to develop a comprehensive and coherent (Maritime) strategy" in order to achieve Africa's Security and Safety, as well as aspirations, in particular within the maritime domain...

 06 August 2019   Celebrating 25 Years of Democracy: SA Navy Garden Concert

People from far and near braved the unpredictable weather to attend the South African Navy Garden Concert at Admiralty House in Simon's Town...

 

 24 July 2019   Navy Headquarters and SAS IMMORTELLE participate in Mandela Day 2019

International Nelson Mandela Day marked 10 years of global support and solidarity since it was launched in 2009...

 

 17 July 2019   Sport Day: Naval Base Durban

Adventure and excitement set in on Friday 12 July 2019 as Naval Base Durban (NBD) hosted a sports day at the unit in support of the Down Syndrome Association (DSA) KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)...

 

 03 July 2019   Three MRS platoons qualify at Touws River Shooting Range

The Maritime Reaction Squadron (MRS), under the command of Cdr Z. L. Makunga as Company Commander, successfully conducted numerous Field Training Exercise (FTX) scenarios over the period 23 to 29 June 2019...

 

 02 July 2019   SA Navy host Leadership Camp for Sea Cadets from across the country

The SA Navy hosted nineteen Sea Cadets from TS (Training Ship) TIBURAN (Durban), TS WOLTEMADE (Muizenberg), TS ROOT (Krugersdorp), TS SPRINGS (Springs), TS KNYSNA (Knysna), TS BOUNTY (Vereeniging), TS OUTENIQUA (Mossel Bay)...

 

 01 July 2019   China University of National Defence Science and Technology visits Naval College

A delegation from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China's University National Defence Science Technology paid a visit to the SA Naval College on 20 June to benchmark training practices in the SA Navy. The delegation was led by Maj Gen Hu Jilin, the Political Commissar from the Information and Communication College of the University...

 03 June 2019   South African Navy Admiralty House Garden Concert - music brings people together

The first Admiralty House Garden Concert to be held in 8 years was hosted by Flag Officer Fleet, Rear Admiral Bravo Mhlana on Sunday, 2 June in Simon's Town.

 

 

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