Opration Rekstok was the first Air Mobile operation in the war. Bobby develop the signals concept to conduct air mobile communications. A Puma helicopter flying over Ovamboland. The conflict on the border between Namibia and mainly Angola was known in South Africa as the Border War and went on from 1966 till 1988. Troops on the ground also called it the "Buch War" or just the "Border" or "Grens"
The South African Air Force
Privately run, unofficial website on the South African Air Force. It is maintained by myself during my (limited) spare time so please read the Disclaimer. I hope you enjoy the experience and visit again soon. All suggestions are welcome - Dean Wingrin
South African Air Force Museum
40th anniversary of SAAF Museum at Swartkop It’s on October 26th 1973 that the South African Air Force Museum was officially created by the Defence Minister. However a War Museum had been created as early as 1942 in Johannesburg. So, naturally, a big Airshow was organized at the Swartkop AFB on last May 11th. Despite […]