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The South African Navy’s ‘darkest hour’ is not recognised and not...

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Here’s a question for many, in what action did the South African Navy (SAN) experience its greatest single loss of personnel, the largest sacrifice...

Submarine Support Documentation Evolves

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In much the same way that maintenance is critical for flight safety on aircraft, effective maintenance on submarines is also an essential safety activity...

Damen Lays Keel for Navy’s first IPV

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) has ceremonially laid the keel for the South African Navy’s first of class Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessel (MMIPV)...

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...

SAS to cut steel for Project Hotel vessel this week

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Durban-based Southern African Shipyards (SAS) will on Friday 30 November cut steel for the South African Navy's new hydrographic survey vessel, which...

Steel to be cut on Project Hotel vessel this year

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Durban-based Southern African Shipyards (SAS) aims to cut steel on the new hydrographic survey vessel for the South African Navy (SAN) in...

Exercise Atlasur scheduled for August/September

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Exercise Atlasur XI between South Africa, Brazil and Uruguay will take place in August and September this year, the South African National...

Reserve Force Council chairperson visits sea cadets at TS Woltemade

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Major General (Rtd) Keith Mokoape, Chairperson of the Reserve Force Council (RFC), recently paid an impromptu visit to the Sea Cadets at...

Navy looks backwards for future acquisitions

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With the SA Navy facing budget and other challenges, it is looking back at past acquisition strategies to see what lessons can...

Navy, Defence acknowledges it is in danger of sinking

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The operational future of the South African Navy (SA Navy) is in question as it struggles against an internal enemy: how to...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...