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SA Navy falling behind other African states

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The South African Navy (SAN) is falling behind many other African countries when it comes to new naval acquisitions, with the Navy on a...

SA Navy pleads for financial assistance to protect SA’s blue water...

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The maintenance and support of the South African Navy’s (SAN’s) frigates and submarines is becoming increasingly challenged due to budget cuts and suffers from...

SA Navy hosts Sea Cadets

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The South African Navy (SAN) has hosted 19 Sea Cadets at a leadership camp for Sea Cadets from across the country. The Navy said the...

Armscor looking into new 20 mm gun for SA Navy

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Armscor has issued a request for information (RFI) for a new 20 mm close range gun for the South African Navy. The RFI, issued on...

The South African Navy’s ‘darkest hour’ is not recognised and not...

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Here’s a question for many, in what action did the South African Navy (SAN) experience its greatest single loss of personnel, the largest sacrifice...

South African Navy selects Teledyne CARIS software for Project Hotel

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Teledyne CARIS has announced they will be delivering a full software solution to the South African Navy’s Hydrographic Office as part of Project Hotel...

Submarine Support Documentation Evolves

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In much the same way that maintenance is critical for flight safety on aircraft, effective maintenance on submarines is also an essential safety activity...

Kongsberg supplying tech for Project Hotel vessel

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Norwegian company Kongsberg Maritime will supply hydroacoustic and bridge system technology on the South African Navy’s new hydrographic survey vessel being acquired under Project...

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...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...