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Regiment Vaalrivier is an artillery regiment of the South African Army.

Regiment Vaalriver
SANDF Regiment Vaalrivier emblem
Country Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Branch
Allegiance
  • Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg Republic of South Africa
  • Flag of South Africa.svg Republic of South Africa
Service history
Active 1 January 1960 -
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Insignia
Insignia Bursting grenade with seven flames

HistoryEdit

Regiment Vaalrivier was established on 1 January 1960 as one of the Afrikaans medium anti-aircraft units. The unit was headquartered at Vereeniging. By the beginning of 1975, it had become a three battery 35mm unit of 12 guns per battery. Regiment Vaalrivier provided air defence in the Border War from 1976 to 1980. From 1983 and 1984 the Regiment was involved in cross-border operations.

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