|6e Brigade Légère Blindée|
Badge of the brigade
|Active||1 July 1999-|
|Type||Light armour brigade|
|Motto(s)||vite, fort et bien ("Swiftly, powerfully and well")|
It is designed to deploy on any operation theatre with very brief notice.
The unit was originally the 6e division légère blindée (6th light armoured division), which was engaged in Iraq as Division Daguet during Opération Daguet.
Organization[edit | edit source]
The brigade consists of a command unit and 5 regiments.
- 6e Compagnie de Commandement et de Transmissions (6th CCT) - Command and Signals Company in Nîmes with VAB
- 1er Régiment Étranger de Cavalerie (1st REC) - Foreign Legion cavalry regiment in Orange with AMX 10 RC and ERC 90
- 2e Régiment Étranger d’Infanterie (2nd REI) - Foreign Legion infantry regiment in Nîmes with VBCI
- 21e Régiment d’Infanterie de Marine (21st RIMa) - marine infantry regiment in Frejus with VAB
- 3e Régiment d'Artillerie de Marine (3rd RAMa) - marine artillery regiment in Canjuers with TRF1 howitzers, CAESAR self-propelled howitzers and RTF1 mortars
- 1er Régiment Étranger de Génie (1st REG) - Foreign Legion engineer regiment in Laudun
References[edit | edit source]
- "6e brigade légère blindée". French government. http://www.defense.gouv.fr/terre/presentation/organisation-des-forces/brigades/6e-brigade-legere-blindee. Retrieved 2012-02-17.
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- 6e DLB Official site (French)
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