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...

 Take Note   Military Skills Development System 2017

The application form for Combat, Engineering, Technical and Support applicants for 2017 is available here...

Closing date: 29 February 2016

 30 September 2016   Goodwill Visit by the Chief of Defence Intelligence of the Zimbabwean Defence Force

The Chief of Defence Intelligence of the Zimbabwe Defence Force, Brigadier-General T. Moyo and his delegation visited the Fleet in Simonís Town for a goodwill visit...

 29 September 2016   Cape Townís Military Heritage Route Launch

On 24 September, The City of Cape Town in partnership with Cape Town Tourism, the Castle of Good Hope, SA Naval Museum and Chavonnes Battery launched the Military Heritage route with the aim to showcase the rich military heritage the Cape Town has to offer...

 29 September 2016   Iranian delegates to the African Aerospace and Defence Exhibition visit Naval Base Simonís Town

The Iranian Delegation to the AAD visited Naval Base Simons Town for an informal exchange...

 

 25 August 2016   Celebrating and Commemorating Women Then and Now

On 19 August 2016, women from all Arms of Service stood on parade as the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Minister Nosiviwa Mapisa-Nqakula celebrated the commemoration of the Castle of Good Hope as well as Womenís Month...

 12 August 2016   Exercise RED LION 2016 Ė Sea phase completed

Exercise RED LION (Ex Red Lion) is an annual South African Naval Force Preparation exercise that takes place around the Western Cape area, which is aligned to Exercise NDLOVU...

 

 10 August 2016   Living Legacy of 9 August 1956 womenís march to Union Building

Able Seaman B. J. Lebelwana, is one of the South African Navy women who is thriving in a male dominated field. She is the only active female occupying a position in the complex and demanding VIP Protection terrain...

 05 August 2016   Nelson Mandela Day 2016

Inspiring stories from naval units giving more than 67 minutes of their time to others whilst others emphasised the importance of appreciating the small things in life...

 

 11 August 2016   Exercise Young Eagle Successfully Executed

The SA Armyís three- (3) week Exercise Ndlovu 2016 at the Combat Training Centre Lohatla came to a conclusion on 28 July 2016 with participating forces returning to their home units ...

 

 

 

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