|Branch||Belgian Armed Forces|
|Motto(s)||Regis ultima ratio|
|Equipment||120 RT Mortar, LG1 Mark II Howitzer|
The Artillery Battalion (Dutch language: Bataljon Artillerie ) is the only artillery battalion in the Land Component of the Belgian Armed Forces. It was created in 2010 by merging all artillery units that remained in the Belgian military. It upholds the traditions of the disbanded 2nd Field Artillery Regiment. The battalion is based in Brasschaat and consists of a mortar battery, operating 120mm mortars and a howitzer battery, operating LG1 105mm howitzers. A third battery, which operated Mistral surface-to-air missiles and based in Lombardsijde, was disbanded without replacement on 31 December 2017. The artillery also has a paracommando capacity, which can provide fire support to the Light Brigade. The battalion supports other units with observations (employing forward air controllers) and artillery fire. In total, it consists of more than 900 soldiers.
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