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Manthatisi BOI at review stage

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The SA Navy (SAN) appointed board of inquiry (BOI) into the September incident resulting in three deaths when a training exercise involving a submarine...

SA Navy holds memorial service for fallen submariners

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Family, colleagues and friends gathered at a moving commemoration service at the Wynberg Military Base Sports Complex in Cape Town on Wednesday to honour...

Board of inquiry for SAN submarine disaster coming

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The South African Navy will next month institute a board of inquiry (BOI) into the SAS Manthatisi accident that claimed the lives of three...

SANDF accidents point to the breaking point being reached

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The deaths of seven South African National Defence Force (SANDF) personnel in two accidents last week have experts warning that the underfunding of the...

SA Navy chief mourns those lost in submarine tragedy, including pioneering...

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The Chief of the South African Navy, Vice Admiral Monde Lobese, is heartbroken and devastated by the deaths of three submariners who passed away...

SA Navy submarine SAS Manthatisi’s presence off the Cape explained

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The woes that the suffering South African Navy continues to have to endure make for depressing reading. So to see one of her capital...

Armscor seeking submarine spares for SA Navy

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After issuing a tender for torpedoes, Armscor is now looking to acquire spares for the South African Navy's submarine fleet as part...

Navy to “invade” East London

The SA Navy will be invading - in the nicest possible way – the Port of East London next week. Three of its...

Exercise Ibsamar underway

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The tri-nation naval exercise Ibsamar is now in full swing following a week's preparation and briefings in Simon's Town. With the exception of...

Four SAN platforms allocated to tri-nation naval exercise

The business part of the tri-nation naval exercise Ibsamar IV is set to start on October 27 when the fleet moves into...

SAS Manthatisi will be part of Ex Ibsamar

When this year's Exercise Ibsamar starts in False Bay it will be the first time the Type 209 submarine, SAS Manthatisi, will...

SAS Charlotte Maxeke refit on hold

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The second of the Navy's Heroine class submarines, SAS Charlotte Maxeke, will not undergo a refit in the immediate future because the...

Manthatisi busy with harbour acceptance trials

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SAS Manthatisi (S101) is still not back in the water but harbour acceptance trials are underway. She is the first of three Type...

Spares delivery delay means Manthatisi will go back in the water...

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A delay in delivery of certain spare and replacement parts means SAS Manthatisi (S101) is still on the synchrolift at the Simon's...

Manthatisi refit and overhaul almost finished

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SAS Manthatisi (S101) will be back in the water on May 5 after more than six years on the hard and in...