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Galeshewe decommissioned to reserve status

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While the offshore patrol vessel (OPV) SAS Galeshewe (P1567) might be said to be decommissioned, the Navy Office in Pretoria has it the former...

SAS Galeshewe decommissioned

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The SA Navy’s thin patrol capability is now down to two platforms with the converted strikecraft SAS Galeshewe (R1567) decommissioned. SAS Isaac Dyobha (P1565) and...

Good results from Op Copper deployment

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The most recent Operation Copper deployment paid good dividends in tactical execution and also opened new doors for operational improvements. The multi-platform deployment...

Navy OPV to take up Op Copper duties later this month

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) anti-piracy tasking in the Mozambique Channel has been totally reliant on intelligence for more than a...

Six SA Navy vessels will be in Port Elizabeth for Armed...

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Armed Forces Day this year will be in Port Elizabeth, the first time the annual celebration of South Africa's military and its...

Change to air support for Operation Copper

As of this week the aerial support component of Operation Copper will no longer see any SA Air Force elements deployed on...

More counter-piracy duty for Navy OPVs

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SAS Makhanda (P1569) will complete her tour of counter-piracy duty in the Mozambique channel on December 12 and one of her sister...

Southern African Shipyards refurbishing Navy strike craft

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Durban-based Southern African Shipyards is refurbishing the South African Navy's three surviving strike craft, converting them to offshore patrol vessels. Southern African Shipyards...

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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...