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Lapland Rifle Regiment

The Lapland Ranger Regiment (Lapplands jägarregemente), designations I 22, I 22/Fo 66 and I 22/GJ 66, was a Swedish Army light infantry regiment, one of the few new formations raised in the 20th century. [1]

10 relations: Kiruna, Lapland (Sweden), Lapland Rifle Regiment, Light infantry, List of Swedish regiments, Norrbotten Regiment, Provinces of Sweden, Regiment, Ski warfare, Swedish Army.

Kiruna

Kiruna (Northern Sami: Giron, Finnish: Kiiruna) is the northernmost town in Sweden, situated in the province of Lapland.

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Lapland (Sweden)

Lappland, often Anglicized as Lapland (Latin: Lapponia), is a province in northernmost Sweden.

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Lapland Rifle Regiment

The Lapland Ranger Regiment (Lapplands jägarregemente), designations I 22, I 22/Fo 66 and I 22/GJ 66, was a Swedish Army light infantry regiment, one of the few new formations raised in the 20th century.

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Light infantry

Light infantry (or skirmishers) are soldiers whose job was to provide a skirmishing screen ahead of the main body of infantry, harassing and delaying the enemy advance.

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List of Swedish regiments

This is a list of Swedish regiments and other military units (divisions, brigades, battalions, companies) that have existed since the 16th century.

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Norrbotten Regiment

The Norrbotten Regiment (Norrbottens regemente), designation I 19, is a Swedish Army arctic armoured, light infantry and ranger regiment that traces its origins back to the 19th century.

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Provinces of Sweden

The provinces of Sweden, Sveriges landskap, are historical, geographical and cultural regions.

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Regiment

A regiment is a title used by some military units.

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Ski warfare

Ski warfare, the use of ski-equipped troops in war, is first recorded by the Danish historian Saxo Grammaticus in the 13th century.

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Swedish Army

The Swedish Army (Armén) is a branch of the Swedish Armed Forces; it is in charge of land operations.

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Redirects here:

I 22/Fo 66, I 22/GJ 66, Laponia Ranger Regiment, Lapplands jaegarregemente, Lapplands jagarregemente, Lapplands jägarregemente.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lapland_Rifle_Regiment

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