1980 in Namibia

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1980 in Namibia refers to events that occurred in Namibia (also known as South West Africa) during 1980.


Operation Sceptic is launched during the South African Border War against SWAPO.

The South West African Territorial Force, an auxiliary of the South African Defence Force (SADF), is formed on August 1. Conscription for all 18+ year old Namibians is put in place.[1]




  1. ^ 1980 in Namibia klausdierks.com