New expansion Graviteam Tactics: The Day of the Olifant

September 9, 2019

The FAPLA offensive was halted at the line of r.Lomba, where SA forces, together with UNITA, defeated the 47th and caused significant damage to the 21st and 59th FAPLA brigades. In the beginning of November 1987, SA and UNITA launched a series of attacks on FAPLA brigades retreating to Cuito Cuanavale. The 16th brigade remained the most battle-worthy of them, it took defense at the outlet of r.Shambinga. On November 9, battlegroups "Alpha" (61 mech.bn and an UNITA battalion) and "Charlie" (62 Mech.Bn., 4 Inf Bn, 32 Light Inf Bn, an UNITA battalion) began a joint attack. Also, a squadron of the "Olifant" Mk.IA tanks was transferred to the combat area, and was allocated to 62 Mech.Bn.

  • Two operations for the Angolan FAPLA and SADF & UNITA sides.
  • Precisely recreated area near source of Chambinga river, 60 sq. km wide.
  • Historical organizational structure of units at the time of the operations Saludando a Octubre and Moduler.
  • The first combat use of the "Olifant" MkIA tank.

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