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  1. US Navy’s combat drone becomes a flying fuel station

    Category: Aerospace/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

    ... and manned, Navy fighters. In the vast reaches of the world’s oceans, boosting your attack planes’ range by about 50 percent, to 700 miles or so, may not seem like much (it’s 6,000 miles from San ...
    Friday, 20 April 2018
  2. Fitness app Strava overhauls map that revealed military positions

    Category: Joint/Science & Defence Technology

    ... app’s privacy settings, was not enough for U.S. lawmakers, who demanded to know what steps the company was taking to protect privacy. The privately held San Francisco company has 150 employees and ...
    Wednesday, 14 March 2018
  3. UCT residence students pay tribute to SS Mendi

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    On the Sunday closest to 21 February members of foreign diplomatic corps, South African National Defence Force (SANDF) personnel, veterans, University of Cape Town (UCT) staff and students pay tribute ...
    Tuesday, 27 February 2018
  4. Feature: The South African naval shipbuilding industry

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... South Africa. From the 1950s naval activity picked up again, with local companies, and the Naval Dockyard in Simon’s Town, modernising and converting vessels for the South African Navy (SAN), including ...
    Friday, 09 February 2018
  5. South Africa boosts naval capabilities but can it afford an expansion?

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ... (SAN) suffered the most neglect and decline. The SAN had tried to retain a veneer of “blue-water” capability with no fewer than three ex-Royal Navy frigates being acquired between 1950 and 1952, and a ...
    Wednesday, 07 February 2018
  6. New Master-At-Arms for the Navy

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... (MAA) for the SA Navy (SAN). In his address to the parade, Rear Admiral Guy Jamieson, Navy Deputy Chief, noted “NCOs are the backbone of the military and are responsible for training, leading and ...
    Friday, 02 February 2018
  7. Memorable moments at 2017 SA Navy sea cadet camp

    Category: Sea/Sea

    The SA Navy hosted the annual Sea Cadet camp at SAN barracks in December 2017 with the opportunity being managed by SAS Simonsberg. Approximately 90 Sea Cadets from eight units around the country participated ...
    Wednesday, 03 January 2018
  8. Combating drug trafficking the main focus of Ex Oxide 2017

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ...  The SA Navy’s contribution, the frigate SAS Amatola, with an embarked Super Lynx helicopter, arrived in Reunion on 24 November. South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Exercise Director, Brig ...
    Thursday, 07 December 2017
  9. Next class of naval officers graduate from the SA Naval College

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... South Africans and will now go on to other specialist training in the maritime service of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF). The balance of those on course at the SA Navy training facility in Gordon’s ...
    Wednesday, 06 December 2017
  10. Russia sends Yantar intelligence ship to help search for missing Argentine sub

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ... underwater areas up to 6,000 metres (3.75 miles) deep, TASS quoted the Russian military as saying. Dozens of planes and boats are searching for the San Juan submarine. The search entered a “critical ...
    Friday, 24 November 2017

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