Fact file: 10 SA Division

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This division was created in 1988 from personnel in Sector 10 in northern Namibia to defend against a perceived threat from the Cuban 50th Division deployed around Xangongo, not far north of Ovambo. The division stood down in 1989. The divisional headquarters was in the regional capital, Oshakati.

 

 
 

Divisional Troops

Not known

 

Formations

Task Force Yankee (Okankolo)

  • 81 Armoured Brigade

 

Task Force X-Ray (Ondangwa)

  • 53 Bn

  • 54 Bn

  • 4 SAI Bn (62 Mech)

  • 901, 904, C & D Coys, 101Bn

  • Artillery: G5 and 35mm ADA

 



Task Force Zulu (Ruacana)

  • 61 Mech Bn Gp

  • 51 Bn

  • 102 Bn

  • 902, 903, A & B Coys, 101Bn

  • Artillery: G5 and 35mm ADA