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Operation Irini up and running in the Mediterranean

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The EU naval operation in the Mediterranean, previously concentrating on migrants is up and running with a new mandate and name since the beginning...

Cameroon Navy’s floating dock in action

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The Cameroon Navy is using its new floating dock to maintain its vessels, after acquiring the dock from China to improve naval platform serviceability. Cameroon’s...

Egypt’s third Type 209 submarine arrives home

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The Egyptian Navy’s third Type 209/1400mod submarine arrived in Egypt on 5 May after sailing from ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems’ (TKMS’s) yard in Germany. The vessel,...

Senegalese Shaldag patrol boat scheduled for delivery soon

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Senegal will in the coming weeks take delivery of a Shaldag Mk II patrol boat from Israel Shipyards after the vessel began sea trials. The...

Naval Museum virtual tours

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The innovative and out-of-the-box thinking that has made the SA Naval Museum both an award winner and a popular attraction has again been implemented...

Veecraft awarded tender to manufacture Transnet workboats

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Veecraft Marine has been awarded a Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) tender to design, manufacture and assemble two twin-screw, diesel powered workboats for the...

Close call as Iranian and US naval forces near each other

Eleven vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came dangerously close to US Navy and Coastguard ships in the Gulf, the US...

Russia sells assault boats to sub-Saharan African country

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Russia’s Kalashnikov has sold a number of BK-10 assault boats to a sub-Saharan African country in the first such naval sale in 20 years,...

Third Type 209 submarine on its way to Egypt

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The Egyptian Navy’s third Type 209/1400mod submarine is making its way from Germany to Egypt after being handed over by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS),...

Hashish destined for Africa intercepted

Lebanese police seized 25 tonnes of hashish set to be smuggled to an African state in the country’s biggest drug bust, Lebanese security forces...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...