South Africa Navy Nations // Africa



OVERVIEW The primary missions of the South African Navy (SAN) are defending the nation's extensive offshore exclusive economic zones (EEZ), conducting anti-piracy and anti-smuggling patrols and protecting fisheries. The naval vision anticipates more forceful contributions to missions against smuggling and piracy. The navy is organized into the following major operational elements: 1 submarine flotilla 1 strike craft flotilla 1 MCM (mine countermeasures) flotilla 1 maritime reaction...

 

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