SA Army Military Skills Development System
SA Army Artillery Corps
It is the role of the artillery to destroy
the enemy, preferably prior to contact with own
Infantry and Armour, by means of firepower.
Successful candidates will be employed in a
digital and technologically advanced
environment. Employment in leader and non-leader
group posts will give the member access to state
of the art training and personal development.
Non-leader group members can look forward to be
trained as Drivers of artillery specialist
vehicles, Rocket Mortar, G5 and G6 gun crew
members, Artillery Surveying Assistants and
Artillery Regimental Signalers. Members selected
as leaders can be employed as Rocket, Mortar, G5
and G6 gun commanders, Artillery Surveying
Assistants, Artillery Fire Control Officers,
Artillery Observation Officers and Instructors
of artillery specialised equipment. Members with
cognitive as well as physical perseverance may
apply for employment.
Leader group candidates must have passed
Mathematics and or Physical Science in Grade 12.
- The Artillery Corps is a combat corps.
- Main function is to establish fire
superiority over the entire battle area to
interfere with the enemy plans.
- The projectile is the weapon of the
- The Artillery possesses the ability to
project indirect firepower in close and deep
- Military professionalism
Execution of engagements aimed at creating
specific tactical, technical or psychological
- Screening own forces by means of smoke
- Anti tank engagements
- Battlefield illumination
- Incendiary engagements
- Target indication
- Radar jamming
- Propaganda leaflets
- Harassing fire
- Mine laying
|Grade 12 / N Q F
level requirement for Military Skills
Development System Recruits
knowledge would be advantageous