Upcoming event   Application to trade at the annual South African Navy Festival, Simon's Town, 17-19 March 2017

Successful applicants will be notified after Thursday, 16 February 2017.

Payments must be received by
24 February 2017.

 Upcoming event  Navy Festival Poster

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 Upcoming Event Armed Forces Day 2017

The programme for AFD 2017 activities, 16-21 February 2016, in the Durban area ...

 

 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...

 Current Event    Leg 06 - Arrival in Plymouth for BOST

SAS AMATOLA arrived promptly at Naval Base Devonport as planned to start with the Basic Operational Sea Training (BOST) at Flag Officer Sea Training Royal Navy...

 Take Note   Military Skills Development System 2018

The application form for Combat, Engineering, Technical and Support applicants for 2018 is available here...

Closing date: 28 February 2017

 20 February 2017   SS MENDI – 100 YEARS

Rarely 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...

 01 February 2017   Saudi Arabian Defence Force Visits the Fleet

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 ...

 23 January 2017   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 ...

 11 January 2017   Media release: SA Navy to Deploy a Frigate to Europe and Countries on the African West Coast

The 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...

 03 January 2017   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 ...

 

 12 December 2016    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 officers ...

 12 December 2016   Islamic Republic of Iran Naval Warships visit Durban

Two Islamic Republic of Iran (IRIS) warships arrived in Durban for their visit to Africa...

 

 06 December 2016   SANDF at it again at the Mitchell’s Plain Festival 2016

The festival celebrated its 8th year of existence and kicked off with a bang ...

 

 

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