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South West African Defence Force
« on: December 23, 2017, 01:49:48 PM »
South West African Defence Force
Suidwes-Afrikaanse Weermag


The South West African Defence Force (SWADF) form the military of the Republic of South West Africa and is tasked with defence of the country, its territorial waters as well as promoting the country's wider interests and supporting international peacekeeping effort, including providing humanitarian aid. The armed Forces is comprised of the South West African Army, South West African Air Force and the South West African Navy.

As head of state, the State President is Head of the Armed Forces and the Commander-in-Chief. By long-standing constitutional convention, however, de facto executive authority is vested with the Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence. The Prime Minister, acting with the support of the Cabinet, makes the key decisions on the use of the armed forces. The State President, however, remains the ultimate authority of the military, with officers and personnel swearing allegiance to the constitution.

The Ministry of Defence is the Government department and highest level of military headquarters charged with formulating and executing defence policy for the armed forces and the Chief of the Defence Staff is the professional head of the armed forces.

Since the mid 2000's the Ministry of Defence under various Governments, have conducted a programe if modernization to maintain a national defence capable of adopting to the ever changing geopolitical situation.

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Re: South West African Defence Force
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2017, 02:37:38 PM »
South West African Army
Suidwes-Afrikaanse Leër





South West African Division
Divisional HQ Battalion
Divisional Signals Battalion
Divisional Medical Battalion

1st Brigade - Windhoek Barracks
- 1st Brigade HQ
- 1st Armoured Battalion
- Windhoek Infantry Battalion
- 1st Transoranje Light Infantry
- Grootfontein Infantry Battalion
- 1st Brigade Artillery Battery
- 1st Brigade Air Defense Battery
- 1st Logistic Company

2nd Brigade - Grootfontein Barracks
- 2nd Brigade HQ
- 2nd Transoranje Light Infantry
- Oranjemund Infantry Battalion
- Lüderitz Infantry Battalion
- Mariental Infantry Battalion
- 2nd Brigade Artillery Battery
- 2nd Brigade Air Defense Battery
- 2nd Logistic Company

3rd Brigade - Keetmanshoop Barracks
- 3rd Brigade HQ
- 2nd Armoured Battalion
- Caprivi Infantry Battalion
- Vryburg Infantry Battalion
- Keetmanshoop Infantry Battalion
- 3rd Brigade Artillery Battery
- 3rd Brigade Air Defense Battery
- 3rd Logistic Company

4th Brigade - Walvisbaai Barracks
- 3rd Brigade HQ
- Swakopmund Infantry Battalion
- Walvisbaai Infantry Battalion
- Maltahöhe Infantry Battalion
- 4th Brigade Artillery Battery
- 4th Brigade Air Defense Battery
- 4th Logistic Company

Caprivi Detachment - Schuckmannsburg Barracks, Caprivi Strip
- Caprivi Detachment HQ
- Schuckmannsburg Infantry Battalion
- Caprivi Infantry Battalion
- Grootveld Infantry Battalion
- Caprivi Detachment Artillery Battery
- Caprivi Air Defense Battery
- 5th Logistic Company

Special Commando Corps - Grootfontein Barracks
- 1st Commando Company
- 2nd Commando Company
- Naval Commando Company
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Re: South West African Defence Force
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2017, 07:55:56 AM »
South West African Air Force
Suidwes-Afrikaanse Lugmag



Figther Wing Grootfontein - Grootfontein AFB
- 1st Fighter Squadron
- 2nd Fighter Squadron

Figther Wing Transoranje - Keetmanshoop AFB
- 3rd Figther Squadron
- 4th Fighter Squadron

Support Wing - Windhoek AFB
- 1st Helicopter Squadron
- Transport Squadron

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Re: South West African Defence Force
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2017, 09:05:36 AM »
South West African Navy
Suidwes-Afrikaanse Vloot



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