To be a center of excellence (conventional/peace missions) in providing
an affective command and control capability to the SA National Defence
Headquarters 46 SA Brigade is a Command and Control Combat Ready User
System under command of Chief of the SA Army, responsible for own Combat
Readiness and Mission Readiness of units under command. When commissioned we
will develop into a Joint Combat Ready Higher Order User System for
employment by Chief of the SA National Defence Force under operational
command of Chief Joint Operations, thereby fulfilling our mission as the
Shield of the Nation.
Headquarters 46 SA Brigade is one of the critical structures of the SA
Army mandated by Chief of the SA National Defence Force to execute the role
of command and control capability for military operations and exercises
inside the borders of the Republic of South Africa and externally. This
command and control capability must have an inherent flexibility to conduct
conventional operations and peace support operations as the situation and
missions may dictate.
- Management of the Brigade. To ensure an efficient day-to-day
management of the Brigade, creating a sound environment for Brigade
staff to execute their core responsibilities.
- Force Preparation. To establish a sound, efficient and professional
force preparation regime that will elevate this Brigade HQ to be the
center of excellence in command and control for both conventional and
peace support operations. When such a force preparation regime is in
place we thus can provide Combat Ready individuals, a combat Ready User
System and a Combat Ready Higher Order User System to participate in
joint and SA Army exercises.
- Force Employment. To provide Chief of the SA Army with a Combat
Ready User System and Combat Ready Higher Order User System for internal
and external operations as requested by Chief Joint Operations.