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SADF Olifant tank

SADF Olifant tank

I Main Battle Tank - Tanks Encyclopedia

South African Olifant Mark I Main Battle Tank (1978)

South African Olifant Mark I, a modern derivative of the Centurion in the 1970s by Reumech

South African Olifant tank column on the move during the Angolan War South African Air Force, World Conflicts, Army Day, Armored Fighting Vehicle, War Photography, Military Weapons, African History, Military History, Defence Force
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South African Olifant tank column on the move during the Angolan War [785x768]

South African Olifant tank column on the move during the Angolan War [785x768]

Don't ever remember seeing these mine clearing tanks - don't look like SADF Once Were Warriors, Military Engineering, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Armored Fighting Vehicle, War Photography, Tactical Survival, Battle Tank

Olifant tank with mine ploughs

SADF Olifant tank, 1980's

Mike the Warthog on Twitter

“Olifant Mk 1B #SADF”

  Naher Osten, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Tactical Survival, Battle Tank, Aircraft Carrier, Panzer, Armored Vehicles
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Ou Man on Twitter

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Inspecting the Oliphant Tanks just before we attacked the brigade on 12 January Tank 53 which was captured is this line up South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Cold War, Warfare, Military Vehicles, Weapons, History, Warhammer 40k
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An Olifant Mark 1 MBT about to experience it's baptism of fire in Angola, October against the the Angolan and elements of the Brigade. Army Day, Defence Force, Apartheid, Cold War, Historical Photos, Military Vehicles, Photo Essay, Soldiers, South Africa
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SADF - Operation Moduler 1987

An Olifant Mark 1 MBT about to experience it's baptism of fire in Angola, October 1987, against the the Angolan 16th, 47th and elements of the 59th Brigade - as part of the 4SAI attack (Fighting Group Charlie)

Mike the Warthog on Twitter

“A rare pic of the SKOKIAAN tank A tank vetween the Centurion & Oliphant #SADF”

105 tanks ready Army Day, Defence Force, Tactical Survival, Redline, My Heritage, Panzer, Armored Vehicles, Middle East, South Africa

105 tanks ready

Operation Hooper Army Day, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, Armored Fighting Vehicle, Boat Design, African History, Military History, Historical Photos, Military Vehicles
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1 South African Tank Regiment is an armoured regiment of the South African Army… Army Day, Defence Force, African Countries, My Land, My Heritage, Special Forces, Chicago Cubs Logo, Badge, Military

1 South African Tank Regiment

1 South African Tank Regiment is an armoured regiment of the South African Army, based at the Tempe military base in Bloemfontein as part of the South African Army Armour Formation.The Regiment was established in April 1999, composed of members of the old Tank Wing of the Defence Force's School of Armour.