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Gallery: Armed Forces Day 2017

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The fifth iteration of Armed Forces Day was held on 21 February in Durban and saw a parade of 300 military vehicles...

Zuma lays wreath, presents medals during wet Armed Forces Day

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President and Commander-in-Chief Jacob Zuma on Tuesday laid a wreath to honour those who died in the sinking of the SS Mendi...

SANDF personnel killed in Naval Base Durban accident

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Three members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and three civilians were killed in a freak accident at Naval Base...

Five SA Navy vessels in Durban for Armed Forces Day, but...

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Five SA Navy platforms are in Durban for Armed Forces Day and while there is no Valour Class frigate alongside, a submarine,...

French naval vessel makes courtesy call on Durban

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The French Navy patrol vessel FNS Le Malin (P725) arrives in Durban tomorrow (Saturday) for her second courtesy call visit in 10...

Lone infantryman shoots and kills two women in KZN

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The actions of a lone soldier who shot two women, wounded a third and apparently also shot and wounded a policeman near...

Durban to host Armed Forces Day

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While this year's Armed Forces Day will be held in Durban, much attention will be focussed on the English Channel where an...

Upgrade ongoing at Naval Base Durban

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Naval Base Durban is among the 32 refurbishment projects on which the Department of Defence (DoD) spent close to half a billion...

Indian Navy vessels in South Africa

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Three Indian Navy vessels have paid a visit to South Africa for the first time in two years. The three vessels were the...

“The Peoples’ Navy” is a big hit in Durban

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Last week's Port Festival in Durban proved a good platform for the SA Navy to once again fly the flag (or should...

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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...