Every Special Forces base outside the main Regimental bases is referred to as a “Fort” after a longstanding South African Special Forces tradition.

Even a spot of open bush can be called a Fort if Special Forces personnel will be staying in that particular location for any length of time.

The operational forts were:

The training forts were:

Current forts in use by the SA Special Forces Association:

  • Fort Zwartkop – Pretoria
  • Fort Hunter – Johannesburg
  • Fort KwaZulu – Durban
  • Fort Good Hope – Cape Town
  • Fort Phantom – International

New fort under construction in Pretoria East:

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