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SADF 4 SA Infantry Battalion

* 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.

 

Revision 1.1 (dated 21 Dec 2009)

 

4 SA Infantry Battalion, with

CO, Commandant Leon Marais

            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)

            1 Ratel-Command (IO)

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

1 medical section

            1 Rinkhals

            1 medical section (1 doctor + 4 medics)

            1 admin section

            1 Samil-50 office

            1 admin section (1 officer, 1 NCO, 3 clerks)

            1 supply section

            2 Samil-100

            1 Samil-50 Water

            1 Samil-50 Petrol

            3 supply sections (1 NCO, 4 men with R4’s)   

            1 maintenance section

            1 Withings recovery

            1 Samil-50

            1 technical section (tiffies: 1 NCO, 4 men)

            2 mechanised infantry companies, each with         

                        1 command Ratel-20

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

                        3 Samil-100 Kwêvoëls

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

                        1 close support section, with

                                    3 Ratel-60

                        3 mechanised infantry platoons, each

                                    1 command Ratel-20

                                    1 command section (Officer, 2 NCO’s, Radio operator + medic)

                                    3 Ratel-20

                                    3 rifle sections (NCO + 9 men with R4 Assault rifles each)

1 armoured car (Charlie) squadron, with

                        1 command Ratel-90

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

                        3 Samil-100 Kwêvoëls

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

                        3 armoured car troops, each with

                        1 command Ratel-90                      

                        3 Ratel-90’s

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

                        3 crew sections (NCO + 4 men each)

1 mechanised support company, with

                        1 command Ratel-90

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

                        3 Samil-100 Kwêvoëls

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

                        2 armoured car troops, each with     

                        1 command Ratel-90                      

                        1 Ratel-90

                        2 Ratel-ZT3’s

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

                        3 crew sections (NCO + 4 men each)

1 mortar platoon, with

                        1 command Ratel-20

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

                        2 Mortar Groups, each with

                        4 Ratel-81’s

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

1 anti-aircraft troop, with

                        1 command Ratel-20

                        6 Ystervarks with 20mm AA guns

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

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

                        1 Samil-100 Kwêvoël

                        1 support section (NCO, 4 men with R4’s)

 
4 SA Inf Bn F-Echelon TO&E

 
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RE: 4 South African Infantry Battalion by johansamin
Chris, the 4 SAI TO&E is also under The Units, at http://www.warinangola.com/Default.aspx?tabid=803...
RE: 4 South African Infantry Battalion by chrisswim
What equipement was used and what was the TO&E? Thank you. Chris
RE: CSI (Directorate Special Tasks) by Mossie
Abri, sure mate you may travel up to where St Micheal was, the road is still in use. Further north ...
RE: CSI (Directorate Special Tasks) by abri
I was a member of the CSI team during 1986. I was wondering if there is any trips possible to the C...
CSI (Directorate Special Tasks) by Mossie
The members of CSI based in Rundu at Mbambi base as their HQ, supported the whole war effort and log...
RE: KOEVOET by Jim Hooper
Johan, your remark about the increasing popularity of warinagola.com website got me to thinking ab...
RE: KOEVOET by johansamin
Thats what I do as a rule.... my usage for this site alone has also shot up to almost 6Gb per mont...
RE: KOEVOET by Jim Hooper
Johan-- Sorry it took so long, but the link to your site is finally done. Because of the number of ...
RE: KOEVOET by Cassius
Very nice of you Jim. Thank you.
KOEVOET by Jim Hooper
Hi, Johan-- I've just put up three Koevoet videos with sound tracks on my website you might find i...

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