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Additional capabilities for Simon’s Town dockyard

The Armscor controlled and managed naval dockyard at Simon’s Town is recognised as a strategic facility and is undergoing re-establishment to boost capabilities, according...

Naval Dockyard expected to make a R30 million loss

The Naval Dockyard in Simons Town is expected to make a loss of R30.6 million for the 2018/19 financial year - the...

HMS Portland visits South Africa

The Royal Navy ship HMS Portland is paying a visit to South Africa, with stops in Durban and Simon's Town. HMS Portland (F79)...

China’s Poly Defence partners with Denel

Denel and Poly Technologies, part of China's mammoth state owned Poly Defence group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to join forces...

Cape Town reaffirms Navy’s right of entry

The City of Cape Town has reaffirmed the South African Navy's (SAN) right of entry into Simon's Town. Speaking at the Right of...

Navy wants Simon’s town dockyard back – Mudimu

The South African Navy has fired the first broadside in its attempt to win back control of the Simon's Town naval dockyard...


Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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...