43 sa brigade
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Vision
Mission
Mandate
Role
History

Vision

We exploit opportunities to deploy our capabilities to command rapid deployment forces.

Mission

43 SA Brigade is to be combat ready to group and deploy on operations when so ordered.

Mandate

To provide combat-ready land forces for the pursuance of national defence and the prevention of war, failing which, to jointly and preferably multi nationally, swiftly and decisively achieve national security goals and collaboratively promoting peace and stability internally and externally in concurrence with international obligations to contribute to the development and upliftment of South Africa, its people and the African continent.

Role

To provide a combat ready Brigade Headquarters for the employment by Chief of the SA National Defence Force as required.

History

  • Establishment - 2 April 1997
  • Location - Wallmannsthal, Gauteng,
  • Name Changed - 1 April 1999, 43 Mechanised Brigade changed to 46 South African Brigade
  • The Emblem
    • Green / Black background: Mechanised Infantry Fist
    • The Iron Fist of the SA Army symbolising decisive action
    • Sword: Exercising of Command
    • Flash: Rapid Deployment Force (Swift Action)
    • Motto: Combat Power