17 December 2015  Application for a Stall at the SA Navy Festival from 20–22 March 2015

Applications for a stall at the SA Navy Festival for 2015 is now open. Applications will close on 06 February 2015, after which a selection process will be made

Download the application form and relevant information here.


 11 December 2014   Mandela Medal Parade

The President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma awarded the first South African National Defence Force Mandela Commemorative Medals to deserving members of the SANDF at the Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria on Sunday 7 December 2014...


 03 December 2014   The SANDF Leaves a Lasting Footprint at the 2014 Mitchell’s Plain Festival

The Mitchell’s Plain festival started off with a wide range of informative activities for the schools in the community. Children got exposed to the South African National Defence Force in a different way to what they are used to...

20 November 2014    Mitchells Plain Festival VIP Gala Evening

A VIP Gala evening for all organisations involved in the annual Mitchells Plain festival was held on the 14 November 2014 at the Westrige Civic Centre in Mitchells Plain...


 18 November 2014   The end of a successfully executed EX IBSAMAR IV

The intention of the concept of EX IBSAMAR IV was to create a framework for an integrated Naval Force, challenging staff and commanders at the various tactical levels with time, distance and space realities, in essence it was to reflect cooperation between different Naval Forces...

 07 November 2014   Bagpipes, Drums, Gunfire at full moon at the Cape Town Military Tattoo 2014

As the full moon hung over Cape Town the sound of bagpipes, drums and gun fire echoed around the Castle walls as the 2014 Cape Town Military Tattoo started with the firing of a quarter pounder cannon...

05 November 2014   SA Naval College – Carols by Candlelight

26 November 2014
18:30 for 19:00
Venue: SA Naval College
Free entrance


05 November 2014   State visit by the President of the Republic of Burundi

The SANDF supported the state visit ceremony by the President of Republic of Burundi, Mr Pierre Nkurunziza who was here for a two day state visit to South Africa on 04 November 2014 in Cape Town, Tuynhuys...

05 November 2014   Inboard Visit for Exercise IBSAMAR IV by Brazilian Navy

The Brazilian Navy contingent led by Rear Admiral Renato Melo arrived on Saturday, 25 October 2014 to visit the SA Navy as the highest level representatives of the Brazilian Navy for EXERCISE IBSAMAR IV...

04 November 2014   Ex IBSAMAR- 1ST Sea Phase Day 2 and 3

The 1st Sea phase of Ex IBSAMAR IV is well under way as it started with Day 1 on Monday 27 October 2014 with the ships leaving harbour and the commencing of activities according to the serialized programme...

04 November 2014   Ex IBSAMAR- 1ST Sea Phase Day 1

The overall concept of Exercise (Ex) IBSAMAR IV is to conduct an advanced maritime exercise over a significant period at sea, in order to enhance the levels of interoperability in a tactical environment between the three participating maritime forces...

04 November 2014   SAS SALDANHA hosts IBSAMAR IV Media Day

On Thursday 30 October 2014, the Indian, Brazilian and South African Naval forces put up exciting naval demonstrations for the VIP spectators at the präsident Jetty at SAS SALDANHA...

 01 November 2014   Visit by the Head of Military Intelligence Sudan Defence Force

Head of Military Intelligence, Sudan Defence Force, Lt Gen (PSC) Siddig Amir Hassan Ali and his delegates visited Naval Base Simon’s Town on Wednesday 29 October 14...






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