|6 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment|
6 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment emblem
|Active||1 April 1965 -|
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|Insignia||Bursting grenade with seven flames|
6 Light Anti-Aircraft  was officially established on 1 April 1965 with its headquarters in Brakpan at the headquarters of Regiment Oos Transvaal until 1968. It transferred to Springs, whereafter it moved to Johannesburg in 1979.
The regiment took part in Operation Savannah in 1976 as part of 73 Brigade, part of 7 South African Infantry Division. Two batteries of 35mm Oerlikon GDF AA guns were mobilised for duty on the SWA border to protect Grootfontein and Rundu.
The first Commanding Officer was Commandant Dick Inngs, who retired in 1977. He was succeeded by Commandant Nick Irish.
Previous Dress InsigniaEdit
- Operation Savannah
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