Application to trade at the annual
South African Navy Festival, Simon's
Town, 17-19 March 2017
will be notified after
Thursday, 16 February 2017.
Payments must be
24 February 2017.
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Forces Day 2017
for AFD 2017 activities, 16-21
February 2016, in the Durban
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...
Leg 06 - Arrival in Plymouth for BOST
arrived promptly at Naval Base Devonport as planned to
start with the Basic Operational Sea Training (BOST) at
Flag Officer Sea Training Royal Navy...
Military Skills Development System
application form for
Technical and Support
applicants for 2018 is
Closing date: 28 February 2017
SS MENDI – 100 YEARS
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...
Saudi Arabian Defence Force Visits
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
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 ...
Media release: SA Navy to Deploy a
Frigate to Europe and Countries on
the African West Coast
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...
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
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
Islamic Republic of Iran Naval
Warships visit Durban
Islamic Republic of Iran (IRIS)
warships arrived in Durban for their
visit to Africa...
SANDF at it again at the Mitchell’s
Plain Festival 2016
festival celebrated its 8th year of
existence and kicked off with a bang