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SADF 20 Artillery Regiment

* Pease note that all the information contained herein are pure conjecture and subject to confirmation by the parties involved. The sole purpose of this Order of Battle is for the use of refighting the respective battles in miniature as a tactical wargame.

 

CO, Commandant J. van der Westhuizen

Brigade Artillery Fire Leader, Commandant Johan du Randt (killed 3 Sep)

OPOs: Major Theo Wilken, Major Pierre Franken, Captain Mark Brown, Captain Borman, Captain P.J. Cloete, Lieutenant Koos Breytenbach, Lieutenant Liebenberg, Lieutenant Hans May

            1 Ratel-Command

            1 command section (2 officers, 2 NCO’s, radio operator)

            1 Ratel-Command (2IC)

            1 command section (2 officers, 2 NCO’s, radio operator)

 

Papa Battery, (127mm MRLs) , with

            1 Ratel-Command

            1 command section (1 officer, NCO’s, radio operator)

            1 Ratel-20

            1 command section (1 officer, 2 NCO’s, radio operator, medic)

            2 Ratel-20s

            2 OPO teams (1 officer, NCO, 4 men with R4’s)

                        1 Samil-20 Office Tabula Fire Control Post

                        1 fire control section (1 officer, 2 NCO’s, 2 radio operators)                   

                        4 Samil-100 Kwêvoëls

                        2 Samil-100s

                        2 Samil-50s

                        8 support sections ((NCO, 4 men with R4’s)       

            2 multiple rocket launcher troops, each with

                        1 command Ratel-20

                        4 MRL Valkiri’s

                        1 command section (2 officers, 2 NCO’s, radio operator)

                        4 crew sections (NCO, 4 men with R4’s)

                        1 Samil-20 Office Tabula Fire Control Post

                        1 fire control section (1 officer, 2 NCO’s, 2 radio operators)                   

Quebec Battery (155mm G-5 guns), with

            1 Ratel-Command

            1 command section (1 officer, NCO’s, radio operator)

            1 Ratel-20

            1 command section (1 officer, 2 NCO’s, radio operator, medic)

            2 Ratels-20s

            2 OPO teams (1 officer, NCO, 4 men with R4’s)

                        1 Samil-20 Office Tabula Fire Control Post

                        1 fire control section (1 officer, 2 NCO’s, 2 radio operators)                   

                        4 Samil-100 Kwêvoëls

                        2 Samil-100s

                        2 Samil-50s

                        8 support sections ((NCO, 4 men with R4’s)       

            2 155mm G-5 gun troops, each with

                        1 command Ratel-20

                        4 155mm G-5 guns

                        1 command section (2 officers, 2 NCO’s, radio operator)

                        4 crew sections (NCO, 5 men with R4’s)

                        1 Samil-20 Office Tabula Fire Control Post

                        1 fire control section (1 officer, 2 NCO’s, 2 radio operators)                   

Sierra Battery (120mm M-5 mortars), with

            1 Ratel-Command

            1 command section (1 officer, NCO’s, radio operator)

            1 Ratel-20

            1 command section (1 officer, 2 NCO’s, radio operator, medic)

            2 Ratel-20s

            2 OPO teams (1 officer, NCO, 4 men with R4’s)

                        1 Samil-20 Office Tabula Fire Control Post

                        1 fire control section (1 officer, 2 NCO’s, 2 radio operators)                   

                        8 Samil-100 Kwêvoëls

                        8 support sections ((NCO, 4 men with R4’s)       

            2 120mm mortar troops, each with

                        1 command Ratel-20

                        4 M5 120mm mortars

                        4 Samil-20’s

                        1 command section (2 officers, 2 NCO’s, radio operator)

                        4 crew sections (NCO, 4 men with R4’s)

                        1 Samil-20 Office Tabula Fire Control Post

                        1 fire control section (1 officer, 2 NCO’s, 2 radio operators)                   

 Juliet Troop

                        1 command Ratel-20

                        3 155mm G-6 SP guns (Rhino)

                        1 command section (2 officers, 2 NCO’s, radio operator)

                        3 crew sections (NCO, 5 men with R4’s)

                        1 Samil-20 Office Tabula Fire Control Post

                        1 fire control section (1 officer, 2 NCO’s, 2 radio operators)                   

                        4 Samil-100 Kwêvoëls

                        4 support sections ((NCO, 4 men with R4’s)       

 

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