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 menís honour for the centenary ceremony in 2017.
Descendants are requested to contact the South African Department of Defence and Military Veterans...

 10 April 2015   Rand Easter Show 2015 Official Opening

The SANDF participates in the Rand Easter Show to showcase its capabilities and offers various opportunities for those who are fit and eager to join, in particular, the young and dynamic youth...

 09 April 2015   SA Navy Festival 2015 Drawing Competition Prize-Giving

Eager young sailors drew pictures of their favourite ships and submarines at this yearís SA Navy Festival Drawing Competition...

 

 02 April 2015   End of EXERCISE GOOD HOPE VI: Week 4 Warfare Week

The last week of EX GOOD HOPE VI started with the departure of the participating ships from Simonís Town False Bay Harbour on Monday, 23 March 2015 ... to make their way to Overburg Shooting range...

 

 01 April 2015   South African Navy celebrates the 15th annual Navy Festival

Thousands of curious visitors entered through the naval gates of Simonís Town over the weekend of 20-22 March 2015 to see what the buzz was about at the annual South African Navy Festival. While chatting to members of the public many said that it was their first experience of the Navy Festival and they tried to see as many activities as possible...

 01 April 2015   Ex Good Hope VI: Week 3 Combat Enhancement Training at sea

SAS SPIOENKOP, FSG HESSEN and FSG KARLSRUHE participating in Ex Good Hope VI left the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront on Sunday, 15 March 2015 and made their way back to Simonís Town to participate in the 2015 SA Navy Festival. Combat Enhancement Training at sea was conducted for the week...

 18 March 2015   Ex Good Hope VI: Week 2 Force Integration Training at sea

Vessels participating in Ex Good Hope VI departed from Simonís Town on Monday 09 March 2015 and made their way toward the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town. Various exercises were conducted en route to integrate all participating forces...

 16 March 2015   FNS FLOREAL Hosts a Cocktail Function

FNS FLOREAL hosted a cocktail function on 11 March 2015 whilst alongside in the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town...

 

 13 March 2015   Transformation Display at SA Naval Museum

Flag Officer Fleet, Rear Admiral B.K. Mhlana officially opened the Transformation display at the South African Naval Museum on Wednesday, 11 March 2015. The transformation display focuses on important landmark events that saw the transformation of the SA Navy...

 13 March 2015   Ex Good Hope VI: Week 1 Alongside

An organised programme was executed in order to meet the set objectives of the first week of the Exercise Good Hope VI between the German Navy and the SA Navy...

 

 13 March 2015   Indian Navy Expert Workgroup Meet with SA Navy

An expert workgroup from the Indian Navy visited the South African Navy from 4-6 March 2015...

 13 March 2015   A Call of Good Will

Chief of the South African Navy, Vice Admiral M.S. Hlongwane met with the Chief of the German Navy, Vice Admiral A.K.E. Krause...

 

 12 March 2015   Establishing Good Relations with the French Navy

FNS FLOREAL berthed at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront on Friday, 06 March 2015, for an informal visit...

 

 09 March 2015   Warrant Officer Greg Faure Ė an inspiration to all of us

One of the most inspiring stories within the SA Navy has happened without many people being aware of it. Many Navy members working in Simonís Town have seen Warrant Officer Greg Faure travel (by wheelchair) from his house in West Yard to SAS SIMONSBERG submarine school. Many would wave at him and be greeted by a friendly smile. Some of us would even see his loving wife, Penny, either see him off in the morning or meet him when he returns in the afternoon...

 04 March 2015   Change of Command Parade of Flag Officer Commanding

ďToday I have the prestigious honour of handing over command as Flag Officer Commanding Naval Base Simonís Town to R Adm (JG) J.T. Dlamini..."

 
 04 March 2015   Three German Navy ships arrive for Exercise Good Hope VI

Exercise Good VI commenced on Monday, 02 March 2015 with the arrival of three German vessels; FSG HESSEN, FSG BRADENBURG and FSG KARLSRUHE...

 03 March 2015   Maritime Reaction Squadron change of command parade

R Adm (JG) Joseph Tshokolo Dlamini, officially handed over command to Capt Shadrack Moleko Louw, on Monday, 23 February 2015...

 

 

 

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