Four Reconnaissance Regiment

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Four Reconnaissance Regiment was an Apartheid-era special forces unit of the South African Defence Force.

Four Reconnaissance Regiment
53 4RR was located at Langebaan and its expertise focused on sea-borne skills. It was a relatively small (450-500) mainly white unit, and was involved in special sea-borne operations in Angola and Mozambique. Officers commanding 4RR were Cmdt. M Kinghorn (1978-82), Col. J Venter (1982-94) and Col. K Nel (1994-).[1]





  1. Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa Report - Volume Two, Chapter Three, p323.