Current Event   Calling on the Descendants of Those Men Who Served on Board the SS Mendi

The South African Department of Defence and Military Veterans would like to make contact with any family members of those who were on the SS Mendi. The intention is to mint a special medal in the men’s honour for the centenary ceremony in 2017.
Descendants are requested to contact the South African Department of Defence and Military Veterans...

 29 June 2015   World Hydrographic Day 2015: SA Navy Band Musical Extravaganza Concert

The band stole the hearts of music lovers in East London during a remarkable performance at the Musical Extravaganza Concert that was held at the Orient Theatre on Friday evening, 19 June 2015...

 

 29 June 2015   World Hydrographic Day 2015: SAS PROTEA takes invited guests for a sea trip

As part of the World Hydrographic Day (WHD) celebrations, guests were invited for a sea trip on board SAS PROTEA on Friday, 19 June 2015...

 

 29 June 2015   World Hydrographic Day 2015: SA Navy joins the local business during a community project

A crew of 70 members from SAS PROTEA commenced with work at Nyameko High School early on Monday, 15 June 2015 after a planning process of nearly seven months, and with a huge amount of support from the local business community and the members of the Border Kei Chamber of Business...

 

 29 June 2015   DOD participates at the 165th Pietermaritzburg Royal Show

This annual event attracts thousands of visitors to the Royal Showground of Pietermaritzburg and is a major draw card for tourists...

 

 29 June 2015   SA Navy in East London for World Hydrography Day

Articles from the Daily Despatch on SA Navy events in East London to celebrate World Hydrography Day...

 

 18 June 2015   Naval Station Durban hosts Maritime Engineering Cadets Programme Media Launch

Naval Station Durban (NS DBN) hosted three TVET colleges from KwaZulu - Natal namely: Ethekwini, Elangeni and Coastal College for their Maritime Engineering Cadets Programme...

 

 17 June 2015   SA Navy Celebrates Youth Day with a Bang

Despite winter temperatures and a promise of rain, members of the SA Navy fired a 9-inch rifle muzzle-loading gun in recognition of the youth who sacrificed their lives during the 1976 Soweto Uprising...

 

 15 June 2015   Ahoy East London!

To celebrate World Hydrography Day, SAS PROTEA entered South Africa’s only river port on Sunday, 14 June 2015...

 

 12 June 2015   Just Nuisance to be Brought Back to Life

Seventy five years after his death this enchanting story of the only dog ever enlisted in the Royal Navy will soon be made in to a movie...

 

 09 June 2015   Press talks on board FNS ALBATROS

The ship’s 47 years of sea time will soon come to an end when FNS ALBATROS sails for Brest in northwestern France on 9 June before being de-commissioned...

 

 08 June 2015   Media Release

The South African Navy celebrates World Hydrography Day in East London: 17 – 21 June 2015. Click here for details...

 

 05 June 2015   The French Naval Ship FNS ALBATROS

FNS ALBATROS (P681) arrived at Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred (V&A) Waterfront on 3 June 2015...

 

 03 June 2015   SAS SIMONSBERG - Official Opening of the SA Navy Simulation Centre

On Friday, 29 May 2015 the Chief of the SA Navy, Vice Admiral M.S. Hlongwane, cut the ribbon as a symbol to officially open the Simulation Centre at SAS SIMONSBERG (Maritime Warfare Training Centre)...

 02 June 2015   Naval Reserve - TS Woltemade Sea Cadets Visit SA Naval Museum and SAMTRA

Sea Cadet Leading Seaman and Petty Officer classes from TS Woltemade visited the SA Naval Museum in Simon’s Town on 23 May 2015 to learn about South Africa’s Naval history. Prior to the visit only a 5th of the class and Officers / Instructors had visited the naval museum...

 28 May 2015   German Master Seaman Knots TS WOLTEMADE

CMWO Ulf-Jochen Kreck of the Federal German Navy  visited TS WOLTEMADE, keeping his promise to the young Sea Cadets that he would return to share with them some fun creative advanced knotting techniques...

 

 26 May 2015   MODMV 2015 Budget Vote and Media Briefing

The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans (MODMV), Hon. Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula delivered her 2015 Budget Vote on 19 May at Parliament...

 

 26 May 2015   A Race Against Time in the Naval Docks

On 22 May 2015, IMT hosted a team-building event in the form of a treasure race to create a way for IMT personnel to become familiar with their client’s environment ...

 

 26 May 2015   Indian National Defence College Visits Simon’s Town

On Thursday, 21 May 2015 members of the Indian National Defence College visited Fleet Command...

 

 25 May 2015   Friendly activities between SA Navy and French Navy

Sports activities enhance physical and mental fitness for sailors who have spent a long time at sea. On 13 May, the South African Navy hosted triple friendly soccer games with FNS L’ADROIT...

 18 May 2015   The French Navy visits Cape Town

Early on Monday, 11 May 2015, the French Navy’s offshore patrol vessel (OPV) L’ADROIT (P725) came alongside at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town for a port call...

 

 08 May 2015   Mine Warfare and Underwater Security Show and Tell

The Show and Tell is an opportunity for IMT to showcase the defence research conducted to satisfy South African Minister of Defence (MoD) strategic needs for techno-military support, products and service...

 

 

 

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