Regiment Oos Transvaal
|Regiment Oos Transvaal|
SANDF Regiment Oos Transvaal emblem
|Active||1 October 1964 -|
|Battle honours||SE Angola|
|First Officer Commanding||Commandant Hennie Crous|
|Collar Badge||Bursting grenade with seven flames|
|Beret Colour||Oxford Blue|
|Beret bar circa 1992|
Regiment Oos Transvaal / iWombe Anti-Aircraft Regiment is a reserve force regiment of the South African Army Air Defence Artillery Formation.
Regiment Oos Transvaal  was established on 1 October 1964. Its first headquarters was a Magistrates Court office in Brakpan in 1968, but by 1975, its headquarters had moved on to Benoni. Renamed Apex Military Base, it was opened officially by Lt Gen Geldenhuys in 1976.
Regiment Oos Transvaal was originally meant to be equipped with 35mm Oerlikon but by December 1964, a decision was made that Regiment Oos Transvaal would use Bofors and Oerlikon guns, comprising a Bofors regiment, two 40mm Bofors batteries and a 35mm Oerlikon battery. In 1977 however the Regiment had been equipped as a 20mm anti-aircraft cannon regiment, with six batteries each of 18 guns.
Regiment Oos Transvaal supplied its R Battery for service in Operation Savannah in January/March 1976 while its P Battery served in the same border area from March to May.
Regiment Oos Transvaal formed part of a reaction force in 1980 but by 1983 forward, members of the Regiment were involved directly in a number of operations such as Operation Prone in 1988.
In August 2019 52 units of the Reserve Force had their names to reflect the diversity of the current SANDF. 
This unit had its name changed to the iWombe Anti-Aircraft Regiment.
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Previous Dress Insignia
- Operation Savannah (Southern Angola)
Freedom of the city
The Freedom of Brakpan was granted to the Regiment on 14 April 1984.
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