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Exercise Cutlass Express 2019 begins

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Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, and the United States, as well as several international organizations began the eighth iteration...

De Mist likely to be laid up until move to Armscor defence disposal

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The tug De Mist, now recovered by Navy divers, will, it appears, be alongside in Simon’s Town harbour for the foreseeable future. The workhorse was...

Algeria commissions two Kilo class submarines

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The Algerian Navy has commissioned into service two new Kilo class submarines delivered from Russia, the Ouarsenis and Hoggar. The vessels were commissioned on 9...

Egyptian Meko contract moving ahead

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After being blocked by Germany in November 2018, it appears that Egypt's purchase of a Meko frigate from ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) is moving...

Another bursary for TS Woltemade Sea Cadet

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For the second year running the S.A.T.S. General Botha Old Boy's Association, under the chairmanship of Capt Tony Nicholas, have awarded a Lawhill bursary...

Minor damage in SA Navy vessel collision

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Two South African Navy (SAN) vessels sustained minor damage when they were involved in a minor collision last week. The SA Navy confirmed that there...

Damen’s first Fishing Seminar deemed a success

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Damen has said its first Fishing Seminar, held in Cape Town, was a great success, with more than 60 participants attending from a broad...

De Mist recovered

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Ingenuity, tenacity and the sweat equity in the form of hard work were major contributing factors in bringing the Tug de Mist...

Naval Group signs naval support agreement with Egypt

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France's Naval Group (formerly DCNS) has signed a five-year maintenance and support agreement with Egypt that will see it look after warships...

AU excellence award for ISS

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The ISS (Institute for Security Studies) is the recipient of the African Union's (AU) 2018 special award of excellence for its partnership...

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Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...