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Navy dead not included in 2017 National Orders

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The three SA Navy members who died in a rescue attempt at Naval Base Durban in February will be honoured with posthumous...

Bail hearing for soldier accused of murder near Durban to continue

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In addition to charges of murder, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and murder, a SA Army infantryman also faces military charges, including being absent...

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...

The Navy puts its best foot forward in Durban

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South Africa's busiest commercial port – Durban – is currently hosting a significant SA Navy contingent as the maritime arm of the...

Durban to host World Hydrography Day this month

The South African Navy will have three of its vessels in Durban as part of its World Hydrography Day celebrations, to be...

More work required at Naval Base Durban

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Despite a recent change of designation, the South African Navy (SA Navy) facility in Durban harbour has some way to go before...

War memorials in Durban

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Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day (November 11) are the two major annual reminders of those who paid the ultimate price in defence...

French frigate Nivose to visit Durban next week

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The French frigate Nivose will visit Durban for four days next week, highlighting the bilateral maritime cooperation between South Africa and France....

Naval Base Durban still a way off

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There is a still a long way to go before any permanent naval vessel presence re-establishes itself in Durban. SA Navy Chief Vice...

Navy OPVs will be based in Durban

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While it won't be the halcyon days of the strikecraft flotilla Durban can expect more naval activity. The country's busiest port has been...

NS Durban to be OPVs home port

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Preparations are at an advanced stage for Naval Station Durban to become fully operational as home port for the SA Navy's refurbished...

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