20 November 2017   EXERCISE OXIDE 2017: The importance of a sound security plan

SAS AMATOLA, a South African Navy frigate, departed Simon’s Town harbour on Thursday, 16 November 2017. The warship, skippered by Captain (South African Navy) C. Gwala, left for Exercise OXIDE 2017 held in La Reunion...

 06 November 2017   Gunnery Firing Warning

 The South African Navy will conduct a firing exercise at Lower North Battery this month.

Dates are as follows: 20-23 November 2017 from 0830B until 1600B daily.

24 Nov 2017 from 0830B until 1600B (Spare day).

 18 October 2017   SA Navy Divers interact with Port Elizabeth Learners

Naval Station Port Elizabeth held a Navy Diver career demonstration for approximately 150 learners in Grade 10 and 11 from the Masiphatisane, Loyiso and Khwezi Lomso secondary schools on Monday, 16 October...

 13 October 2017   The Windy City plays host to Divex 2017

DIVEX is an annual diving exercise aimed at conducting refresher training of all South African Navy divers, which is conducted under the auspices of the Flag Officer Fleet...


 06 October 2017   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!


 27 September 2017   Ghana delegation courtesy call to the Chief of the South African Navy

A Ghanaian Defence delegation visited the Chief of the South African Navy, Vice Admiral M.S. Hlongwane ...


 04 September 2017   Job Applications

The SA Navy Military Skills Development intake is open from mid Jan to end February each year for the following calendar year intake. During that period, application forms will be available on this site and advertised in leading national newspapers. During this period, Matriculants may submit an interim statement of results as part of the application process and must have passed Mathematics (not mathematics literacy) and Science.

Job Shadow in Western Cape

Grade 11 Learners may apply by submitting a private letter of application signed by parents or legal guardian, as well as a formal letter of application from the his/her school a minimum of 3 weeks prior to visit. Letter must state intended date, area of exposure required, confirmation that member has Maths and Science as subjects in addition to a short motivation as to why member wishes to pursue a
career in the SA Navy. Request may be emailed to:
visits@sanavy.co.za or faxed to: 021 787 4671

 Upcoming event   Eco Fun Day 2017

Celebrate the environment while having fun ...

Date: 30 September
Venue:  Navy Sports Field, Glen Road, Welcome Glen
Time: 10:00-14:00...

 08 September 2017   Reach for a dream - Aubrey Camphor visits SA Navy Submarine SAS MANTHATISI

The foundation, with the assistance of the SA Navy, helped a nine years old, Aubrey Camphor, from the Cape Flats, Lavender Hill fulfil his dream of visiting an SA Navy submarine...


 21 July 2017   Chief of the South African National Defence Force Service Medal Parade

One hundred and ninety-two Defence Act and Public Service Act Personnel from the South African Army, South African Air force, South African Navy and South African Military Health Service will be awarded for distinguished conduct and loyal service for fifty, forty and thirty years respectively...

 23 August 2017   New French Defence Attachés at the helm

After serving three years as the France’s Defence Attaché in South Africa Colonel Jean-Marie Monot handed over to Colonel Ducret and the two French DAs paid a courtesy call to Chief of the SA Navy, Vice Admiral M.S. Hlongwane on 9 August 2017 at the SA Navy Headquarters..






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