Current Event    Leg 09 - Arrival in Kiel, Germany for Exercise Goodhope VII

In order to meet the state/operational objective of Exercise Ketane which is to integrate and contribute to the Foreign Force and to strengthen the South African Navy’s Operational Sea Training Cooperation with the main emphasis laid on training of naval skills and maritime warfare during Exercise Goodhope...

 Take Note   Military Skills Development System 2018

The application form for Combat, Engineering, Technical and Support applicants for 2018 is available here...

Closing date: 28 February 2017

 01 March 2016   The French Naval Ship FNS LE MALIN second visit to Durban

The French patrol vessel FNS Le Malin paid a courtesy call to Durban from 11 to 15 February 2017...

 

 28 February 2017   Armed Forces celebrations: SA NAVY ships draw thousands

The SA Navy opened several ships to the Durban public as part of the annual Armed Forced Day Programme which was held from 16-21 February 2017...

 22 February 2017   The grand opening of the 2017 Armed Forces Day’s Fan Park

16 February saw the official opening of the Fan Park for the 2017 Armed Forces Day celebration (AFD). The event commenced with an inspection by the Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), General Solly Shoke on 15 February...

 20 February 2017   SS MENDI – 100 YEARS

Rarely seen photos and documents were obtained from the Imperial War Museum in London and the Cape Archives to show the men of the South African Native Labour Corps at work in distant France...

 01 February 2017   Saudi Arabian Defence Force Visits the Fleet

The Commander of the Staff College for the Saudi Arabian Defence Force, Major General Ali Abdllaha A. Alkahtani visited the Fleet, with the purpose of benchmarking the training facilities offered in the South African Navy ...

 23 January 2017   HMS CLYDE (P257) Courtesy Call

The Officer Commanding, HMS CLYDE (P257), Commander Andy Smith, was welcomed by the Chief of Fleet Staff, Rear Admiral (Junior Grade), David Jamieson ...

 11 January 2017   Media release: SA Navy to Deploy a Frigate to Europe and Countries on the African West Coast

The 21st of February 2017 will be the centenary commemoration of the sinking of the SS MENDI, a troop ship with South African soldiers on it, which sank during World War I. The SAS AMATOLA, a Valour Class Frigate, from the South African Navy will be in the United Kingdom to commemorate this sad occasion that took place a hundred years ago...

 03 January 2017   Arrival of the HMS CLYDE (P257)

The HMS CLYDE (P257), a River-class patrol vessel from the United Kingdom, has come to South Africa as a port call to replenish their ship ...

 

 12 December 2016    SA Naval College Passing-Out Parade

In line with its unit’s mission "to provide quality Naval Officers through dynamic training”, the college presented 56 well trained officers ...

 12 December 2016   Islamic Republic of Iran Naval Warships visit Durban

Two Islamic Republic of Iran (IRIS) warships arrived in Durban for their visit to Africa...

 

 06 December 2016   SANDF at it again at the Mitchell’s Plain Festival 2016

The festival celebrated its 8th year of existence and kicked off with a bang ...

 

 

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