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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...

Armscor finally orders inshore patrol vessels for SA Navy

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State defence acquisition agency Armscor has placed an order for three inshore patrol vessels (IPVs) from Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) under...

South Africa boosts naval capabilities but can it afford an expansion?

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In February 2017, South Africa announced the preferred bidders for two of the largest naval programmes in Africa, with the South African...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...