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IONS working group examines counter piracy solutions

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The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Counter Piracy Working Group gathered in Pretoria last weekend to look at counter piracy solutions for the...

CNavy “on schedule” to attend IONS seminar

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If "operational needs" do not interfere, outgoing South African Navy Chief Vice Admiral Johannes Mudimu will be in Australia at the end...

New Indian Ocean naval journal launched

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Those responsible for maritime safety in the Indian Ocean and its littoral countries must not only be capable sailors and masters of...

defenceWeb bringing unrivalled coverage to IDEX 2013

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defenceWeb is honoured to be an official media partner of IDEX 2013, the biggest defence show in the Middle East and Africa. We...

Maldives outlines maritime threats, solutions

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The Maldives is facing a growing number of maritime threats, including piracy, illegal fishing, human-trafficking, drug-smuggling and gun-running. However, the archipelago is...

French frigate visits Cape Town

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The first-of-class French frigate FS Floréal, has completed its port visit to Cape Town on its standing patrol of the Indian and...

SA has what it takes to meet Navy’s new vessel requirements...

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South Africa's shipbuilding industry says it is still capable of locally building the new vessels required by the South African Navy, with...

Indian Ocean navies must share information, coordinate maritime communications

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The introduction of high-tech sensors and communications equipment by the countries of the Indian Ocean Rim has brought benefits to the region,...

Cooperation, diplomacy and patrols effectively tackle Somali piracy – general

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Regional cooperation, maritime patrols, legislation and diplomacy are what is needed to successfully fight piracy, according to the chief of the Tanzanian...

Airborne undercurrent at naval symposium

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One may be forgiven for thinking that the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) concluding in Cape Town today was all about surface...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...