Allegiance South Africa
Type Artillery Brigade
|Country South Africa|
Branch South African Army
|Part of South African Artillery Corps|
10 Artillery Brigade was a SADF Formation designed to mass artillery barrages mainly for South Africa’s 7th South African Infantry Division or 8th South African Armoured Division, as well as a ad hoc formation during Operation Prone, when needed and detached and reattached where required. Smaller components would then be used at Battlegroup level.
10 Artillery Brigade was formed in Potchefstroom in 1983, when 4 Field Regiment and 14 Field Regiment were both incorporated as 4 Artillery Regiment and 14 Field Artillery Regiment. 4 Artillery Regiment was located to the old 14 Field Regiment base where the Brigade was established. It provided the base and training facilities as well as National Servicemen gunner training between each regiment on an annual basis.
The Brigade utilized the following equipment:
10 Artillery Brigade Tactical headquarters was an artillery formation created in 1988 to support the ad hoc formation of 10 SA Division which had been formed to counter the Cuban threat in south-western Angola in June 1988. It was composed of:
10 Artillery Brigade became the basis for the South African Army Artillery Formation.