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Five maritime patrols this year under Operation Corona

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The South Africa Navy plans to carry out five maritime patrols during the current financial year under the border safeguarding Operation Corona. This is according...

Ramaphosa signs hydrographic bill into law

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law legislation that will improve the safety of navigation in South Africa’s territorial waters, with the Hydrographic Act...

Sandock Austral Shipyards making progress with Project Hotel

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Sandock Austral Shipyards, previously known as Southern African Shipyards, is moving swiftly ahead with the construction of the South African Navy’s new hydrographic survey...

Operation Copper extension to cost R154 million

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The extension of the Operation Copper maritime patrol mission in the Mozambique Channel for another year will cost the South African National Defence Force...

ISS: COVID-19 makes SA’s maritime strategy more complex and more urgent

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The long-term consequences of COVID-19 will make already difficult decisions about South Africa’s maritime security even more complex. A well-managed maritime sector is key...

SA Air Force and Navy support COVID-19 lockdown efforts

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) and the SA Navy (SAN) are playing a vital role in assisting the efforts to combat and contain...

Sea Phase of international naval exercise commences

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The inaugural multinational maritime exercise Mosi, hosted by South Africa with participation from Russia and China, has commenced its sea phase. The alongside phase commenced...

SA Navy highlights achievements, upcoming events during portfolio visit

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The South Africa Navy has highlighted recent achievements and upcoming events, including a naval exercise with Russia and China, during an oversight visit by...

Navy names Naval Base HQ Building after retired Naval Chief

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The South African Navy (SAN) has named its newly refurbished Flag Officer Commanding Headquarters building in the East Dockyard of Naval Base Simon’s Town...

SA Navy celebrates democracy with fleet review

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2019 marks 25 years since South Africans went to the polls in the country’s first democratic elections and the South African Navy (SA Navy)...

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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...