3rd Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron

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3rd Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron
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3rd Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron emblem
Active1980 -1985?
Allegiance
Branch
TypeArmoured Regiment
Part ofSouth African Infantry Corps
Army Conventional Reserve
Garrison/HQKensington, Johannesburg
EquipmentRatel IFV, Buffel APC
Battle honours

3rd Armoured Personnel Carrier Squadron was a detachment of 'Ratel IFVs' operating from Johannesburg in the 1980s.[1][failed verification]

The Squadron resorted under command of Group 18 in the 1980s trading buffel drivers for Commando units during the state of emergency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angola, The War In. "South African Unit Profiles". Warinangola.com. Retrieved 10 November 2018.