|2 Field Engineer Regiment SAEC|
|Active||1946 - present|
South African Army Engineer Formation|
|Motto(s)||Ubique/Fac et Gloria|
|Colors||Guardsman Red and Oxford Blue|
|Collar Badge||Bursting grenade with nine flames|
|Beret Colour||Oxford blue|
|Engineers Company Emblems|
|Engineers Beret Bar circa 1992|
2 Field Engineer Regiment SAEC is a regiment of the South African Engineer Corps. The unit is based in Bethlehem, Free State. The role of the Engineers is to maintain mobility and serviceability of own forces and counter mobility of enemy forces. Tasks include bridging, water purification, obstacles, demolition, infrastructure repair and development.
2 Field Engineer Regiment was formed in 1946 and disbanded in 1958 until, in 1962 the Regular Force was formed with 17 Field Squadron for support. 2 Field Engineer moved to Bethlehem in 1967 as a training unit and finally in 1974 it was renamed 2 Field Engineer regiment consisting of 21, 22 and 23 Field Squadrons with 24 and 25 Field Squadrons as additional support for the operational area of South West Africa.
- ↑ Englebrecht, Leon (9 February 2010). "Fact file: The SA Engineering Corps". DefenceWeb. http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6558:fact-file-the-sa-engineering-corps-&catid=79:fact-files&Itemid=159. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
- ↑ http://www.warinangola.com/Default.aspx?tabid=1239&ParameterString=South%20African%20Army&ParameterString2=Engineers
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