South African Navy Application Form 2019/2020 - Fill Jan 08, 2019About the South African Navy. The SA Navy is a modern, balanced and credible Navy which commands international respect and contributes to the safety, security, and welfare of South Africa in times of peace and war. The South African Navy uses ships and submarines to conduct its business and its fleet is based in Simon’s Town (Cape Town). SA Navy: Military and Functional Training Programme 2015 / 16 Closing Date: 28 February 2015 The SA Navy is offering young South African citizens an excellent opportunity to serve in uniform over a two-year period. The Military Skills Development System (MSDS) is a two-year voluntary service system with the aim of equipping and developing young South Africans with the necessary skills in order to compete in the open market.