Current Notice   Media Release: The South African Navy will not host Navy Festival In 2018

The South African Navy wishes to announce that it will not host its annual flagship event, Navy Festival, for the year 2018. More information here...

 16 April 2018   Gunnery Firing Warning

There will be a Gunnery Firing Exercise at Southern False Bay area from 16 - 19 April 2018 at 06:00 – 14:00 daily. All vessels are requested to keep clear.

Pet owners are advised to take precautionary measures.

 04 April 2018    Public treated at a very grand opening to Rand Show 2018

Friday 30 March saw the start of the 124th annual Rand Show, with members of the public rushing through the gates at NASREC expo centre...

 04 April 2018    SANDF geared and ready for the 2018 Rand Show

Helos” buzzing overhead and smoke grenades being popped as fast ropers hit the ground hard with one day to go...

 

 04 April 2018    Rand Easter Show 2018... And so it starts

At the crack of dawn on Wednesday 28 March, members of the SA Navy Gun Run team and precision drill squads started practicing during a Morning Live broadcast to show the nation a taste of what to expect from this year’s SANDF participation at the annual Rand Show held at NASREC, Johannesburg...

 22 March 2018   New French Defence Attaché visits Chief of the South African Navy

After serving three years as France’s Defence Attaché in South Africa Colonel Jean-Marie Monot handed over to Colonel Ducret who was introduced to Chief of the Navy, Vice Admiral M.S. Hlongwane on 9 August 2017 at Navy Headquarters...

 13 March 2018   Indian Navy Vessel TARINI Crew and Support Staff Pays a Courtesy Call to Flag Officer Fleet

The Indian Naval Vessel (INSV) TARINI entered Cape Town V&A Waterfront, South Africa on 2 March 2018 during its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe after 187 days out at sea...

 08 March 2018   One hundred and eighty seven days, six women on a global adventure

An exciting journey drew to an end as a six female crew members of the Indian Navy entered the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town on Friday 2 March 2018...

 

 22 February 2018   The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Task Group in South African water

On Monday, 19 February 2018, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Task Group; PLAN HAIKOU (D171) - a Luyang II Class type 052C Destroyer vessel, YUEYANG (F575) - a Jiangakai Class type 054A Frigate Vessel, PLAN QINGHAIHU (A885) - a Komandam Fedko Altay Class Replenishment Oiler came alongside at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa for a port call...

 19 February 2018   Useful Social Media Links 

We have updated our Links Page to include useful SANDF Social Media links...

 02 February 2018   Cape Town welcomes French Naval Ship FNS NIVôSE to its port

The French Naval vessel FNS NIVôSE arrived at V&A Waterfront Cape Town on 24 January 2018 for a port call. This was an informal visit from the

French Navy with the main objective to maintain the SA Navy’s international relationship with France and to enhance the existing  relationship between the two countries ...

 

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