South African Navy PASSEX With FS Champlain

June 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – On mission in the southern Indian Ocean, the Champlain Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) stopped over in Durban, South Africa, between June 3 and June 7, 2019. During its installation , two South African patrol boats, Galeshewe and Mackanda (Saar IV type) joined BSAOM to perform a “passing exercise” , also called Passex. This training focused on modes of transmission, with a view to optimizing the interoperability of the two navies in this area. On the program: exercise of tactical evolutions and transmission of…

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KONGSBERG Technology Chosen for new South African Navy Survey Ship

February 26, 2019 – Kongsberg Maritime, through its Cape Town-based business partner Unique Group, has been selected to deliver a cutting-edge integrated hydroacoustic and bridge system technology package for The Replacement of the SA Navy Hydrographic Capability Project. KONGSBERG technology will be used on a state-of-the-art new Hydrographic Survey Vessel being built by Southern African Shipyards (SAS) in Durban. Due for delivery in 2022, the new 95 metres long, 17.5 metres wide ship is billed as one of the most complex vessels to be built in South Africa and will…

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