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  1. New UK aircraft carrier takes to the water

    Category: DailyNews/International News

    HMS Queen Elisabeth, the biggest warship ever built for the Royal Navy, has finally sailed on her initial sea trials. Until her F-35B fighters become available, sometime in the early 2020s, she will hold ...
    Wednesday, 28 June 2017
  2. China launches new class of naval destroyer

    Category: DailyNews/International News

    China's military on Wednesday launched a new type of domestically-built destroyer, state media said, the latest addition to the country's rapidly expanding navy. The 10,000-tonne warship was launched ...
    Wednesday, 28 June 2017
  3. Protector helps Ghanaian authorities hone skills to safeguard shipping in Africa

    Category: Sea/Sea

    Normally found off the Antarctic peninsula, surveying un- or poorly-charted waters and carrying out experiments with polar scientists, once autumn descends on the Southern Hemisphere, the Royal Navy vessel ...
    Wednesday, 28 June 2017
  4. More migrants rescued off Libya

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... thousands more were pulled to safety. About 5,000 migrants were picked up off the Libyan coast by emergency services, Italy's navy, aid groups and private boats on Monday and rescues were continuing ...
    Wednesday, 28 June 2017
  5. Military recruitment scam surfaces in Pretoria

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... aimed specifically at the SA Navy and in Mpumalanga and North West provinces. In one of the previous scams, the operators “guaranteed” entry to the ranks of the SANDF on payment of amounts ranging ...
    Wednesday, 28 June 2017
  6. Explosion on ship off Somali coast

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ... likely a naval vessel because two foreign navy ships helped rescue the crew. It was not immediately clear whether the explosion was caused by an accident aboard the vessel or triggered by pirate ...
    Tuesday, 27 June 2017
  7. Paris Air Show rotary wing roundup

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    ... by Germany. The X6 is described as a successor to the Super Puma. Boeing hopes that the US Navy will award the company a third multiyear contract for the V-22 Osprey. This would buy the program of ...
    Monday, 26 June 2017
  8. Irish naval ship rescues 712 people near Libya

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... dead as more than 200 migrants adrift in two dinghies off the Libyan coast were rescued by the Spanish navy on Sunday, the Spanish Defence Ministry said on Monday. In total, 229 people were picked ...
    Monday, 26 June 2017
  9. SANDF celebrates youth day

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... drill competition, which is currently held by the South African Army, will be up for grabs. The Precision Drill Squads from the South African Army, South African Air Force, South African Navy and the South ...
    Friday, 23 June 2017
  10. Blackwater founder's FSG signs security deal with Somali region

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    ... former U.S. Navy Seal who is FSG's executive chairman, founded U.S. military contractor Blackwater which drew international criticism for its actions in Iraq. He later sold Blackwater, which then changed ...
    Thursday, 22 June 2017
  11. Indian warship visits the Cape

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ... relationship between India and South Africa dates back two centuries, with three Indian Navy ships visiting Cape Town and Durban in 1994 to welcome the inauguration of President Nelson Mandela. INS ...
    Thursday, 22 June 2017
  12. Armscor holds bidders meeting for frigate waterjet study

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Armscor recently held a bidders’ conference on the functional study for the improvement of the waterjet propulsion system on the South African Navy’s four Valour class frigates. The meeting took ...
    Wednesday, 21 June 2017
  13. First cut of steel sees major milestone achieved

    Category: Sea/Sea

    Navantia was awarded the contract to construct the ships that will replace the Royal Australian Navy's current supply ships. The first cut of the steel being used to build the Royal Australian ...
    Tuesday, 20 June 2017
  14. Arms Trade Treaty report sheds more light on SA defence trade

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... Trade Treaty report also lists South Africa as exporting ten ‘surface target’ missile to Algeria – most likely Denel Dynamics Mokopas for use on the Navy’s Super Lynx helicopters. The report also lists ...
    Tuesday, 20 June 2017
  15. Ships rescue some 730 migrants in Mediterranean

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... the coast of Libya, were picked up by Spanish and Italian ships. A Spanish navy ship was dispatched to help two migrant boats struggling to stay afloat near Libya on Saturday afternoon, and at sundown ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  16. Armscor seeking inflatable body armour for the SA Navy

    Category: Sea/Sea

    Armscor is looking to acquire inflatable body armour for the South African Navy, and on 1 June issued a tender for approximately 100 buoyant armour jackets. Tender ELWS/2017/20 has a closing date ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  17. SS Mendi bell recovered after 100 years

    Category: Joint/Military Art & Science

    ...  Hollybrook Cemetery in Southampton, or the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth, or somewhere on the Isle of Wight as being the closest land to the wreck site, or perhaps at the museum at ...
    Monday, 19 June 2017
  18. Top French military delegation visits South Africa

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... Health Services and Navy. Oxide was planned as just such an operation using both French and South African troops, operating in and around Reunion. This is the first time the exercise will be held on Reunion, ...
    Thursday, 15 June 2017
  19. SAN Hydrographer earns prestigious post in IHO

    Category: Sea/Sea

    Captain (SAN) Abri Kampfer, the SA navy’s hydrographer, has been named first director of the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO). The four ringer will take up his new position in September ...
    Wednesday, 14 June 2017
  20. Chinese trawlers detained in Senegal

    Category: Sea/Sea

    Senegalese authorities detained seven Chinese trawling vessels for illegally fishing in its waters, the country's navy said. A Senegalese patrol boat intercepted the vessels off the coast of Senegal's ...
    Monday, 12 June 2017

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