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SAS Amatola to be back in service early next year

SAS Amatola.The South African Navy’s frigate SAS Amatola will be ready to deploy operationally in the first quarter of 2016 after being refitted with her weapons. She recently underwent an extensive refurbishment at Southern African Shipyards in Durban and is currently undergoing the weapons refit in Simon’s Town.

Wildcat helicopter exercises with SA sub in first visit to local waters

Joint Royal and SA Navy exerciseThe SA Navy Type 209 submarine SAS Queen Modjadji last week took part in a deep water training exercise with a Royal Navy frigate carrying the new Wildcat maritime helicopter.

Algeria receives second amphibious support ship after modernisation

The amphibious support ship Kalaat Beni Rached.The Algerian Navy has taken delivery of the second amphibious logistic support and landing ship from Navantia after it was repaired and modernised and given a service life extension.

Egypt buys Mistral helicopter carriers

altEgypt has agreed to buy two Mistral helicopter carriers from France for 950 million euros after their sale to Russia was cancelled in August, and may equip them with Kamov Ka-52 helicopters from Russia.

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