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Latest revision as of 10:30, 10 December 2019

43 Gemechaniseerde Brigade
Active July 1949–present
Country  Netherlands
Branch Royal Netherlands Army
Type Mechanized Infantry
Size 3000 personnel
Colors Red & Blue
Mascot(s) Bison
Engagements War in Afghanistan
Commanders
Current
commander
Brigadier General Hans van der Louw

The 43rd Mechanized Brigade (Dutch language: 43 Gemechaniseerde Brigade ) is one of the three brigades of the Royal Netherlands Army. The others being the 13th Mechanized Brigade and 11 Luchtmobiele Brigade. The brigade has armored and non-armored vehicles to its disposal. The brigade can be used for combat operations, peace keeping and ceremonial tasks.[1]

Units[edit | edit source]

The 43 mechanized Brigade is made up by the following units:

Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 97 Fennek armored reconnaissance vehicles
  • 92 CV90 infantry fighting vehicles

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The 43rd Gemechaniseerde Brigade at the Netherlands Ministry of Defence [1]

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