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Regiment Oos Transvaal is an artillery regiment of the South African Army.

Regiment Oos Transvaal
SANDF regiment Oos Transvaal emblem
Active 1 October 1964 -
Country  South Africa
Allegiance
  •  Republic of South Africa
  •  Republic of South Africa
Branch
Type Reserve Artillery
Part of
Garrison/HQ Benoni
Motto(s)
Insignia
Collar Badge Bursting grenade with seven flames
Beret Colour Oxford Blue
Battery emblems SANDF anti aircraft company emblems
Beret bar circa 1992 SANDF Anti Aircraft beret bar

History

Regiment Oos Transvaal (ROT) was established on 1 October 1964. It was later known as “die Rotte”, (the rats), the abbreviation of the regiments name. Its headquarters was based in the Magistrates Court complex in Brakpan in 1968, but in 1975, the Headquarters had moved to Benoni. By 1977 it was organised as a 20mm anti-aircraft cannon regiment, with six batteries each of 18 guns.

Leadership

Regimental Symbols

Battle honours

Freedom of the City

References

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