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Armored Guard Brigade (Croatia)

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Armoured Mechanized Guard Brigade or Guard Armoured Mechanized Brigade is the main component of the Croatian Army. [1]

38 relations: Anti-aircraft warfare, Armoured fighting vehicle, Armoured warfare, Army, Artillery, Battalion, BOV (APC), Brigade, Brigadier general, BVP M-80, Captain (armed forces), Combat service support, Company, Croatian Army, Doctrine, First lieutenant, Headquarters, Hrvatski vojnik, Intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance, International, Iveco LMV, Lieutenant colonel, M-84D, Major, Materiel, Mechanized infantry, Military, Military communications, Military logistics, NATO, Peace, Slavonia, Training, Vinkovci, 2nd Guards Brigade (Croatia), 3rd Guards Brigade (Croatia), 7th Guards Brigade (Croatia), 9th Guards Brigade (Croatia).

Anti-aircraft warfare

Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).

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Armoured fighting vehicle

An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is an armed combat vehicle protected by armour, generally combining operational mobility with offensive and defensive capabilities.

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Armoured warfare

Armoured warfare, mechanised warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.

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Army

An army (from Latin arma "arms, weapons" via Old French armée, "armed" (feminine)) or land force is a fighting force that fights primarily on land.

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Artillery

Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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BOV (APC)

The BOV (Борбено оклопно возило (БОВ) / Borbeno oklopno vozilo, literally "Combat Armored Vehicle"), is an all-wheel drive armoured vehicle manufactured in the former Yugoslavia and today in Serbia.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Brigadier general

Brigadier general (Brig. Gen.) is a senior rank in the armed forces.

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BVP M-80

The BVP M-80, is a tracked Yugoslavian-made infantry fighting vehicle, produced from the 1980s until the country's collapse in the 1990s.

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Captain (armed forces)

The army rank of captain (from the French capitaine) is a commissioned officer rank historically corresponding to the command of a company of soldiers.

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Combat service support

The term Combat service support (or CSS) is utilized by numerous military organizations throughout the world to describe entities that provide direct and indirect sustainment services to the groups that engage (or are potentially to be engaged) in combat.

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Company

A company, abbreviated as co., is a legal entity made up of an association of people for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise.

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Croatian Army

The Croatian Army (also Croatian Ground Army, Hrvatska kopnena vojska, Hrvatska vojska) is a branch of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia.

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Doctrine

Doctrine (from doctrina, meaning "teaching", "instruction" or "doctrine") is a codification of beliefs or a body of teachings or instructions, taught principles or positions, as the essence of teachings in a given branch of knowledge or in a belief system.

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First lieutenant

First lieutenant is a commissioned officer military rank in many armed forces and, in some forces, an appointment.

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Headquarters

Headquarters (commonly referred to as HQ or HD) is/are the locations where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are coordinated.

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Hrvatski vojnik

Hrvatski vojnik (Croatian Soldier) is a Croatian military magazine published by the Croatian Ministry of Defense.

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Intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance

ISTAR stands for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance.

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International

International mostly means something (a company, language, or organization) involving more than a single country.

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Iveco LMV

Iveco LMV (Light Multirole Vehicle) is a 4WD tactical vehicle developed by Iveco, and in service with several countries.

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Lieutenant colonel

Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies, most marine forces and some air forces of the world, above a major and below a colonel.

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M-84D

The Croatian M-84D main battle tank is an upgraded variant of the existing M-84 tank design, originally developed in Yugoslavia, with improvements to engine, armor, armament and electronics.

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Major

Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.

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Materiel

Materiel, more commonly matériel in US English and also listed as the only spelling in some UK dictionaries (both pronounced, from French matériel meaning equipment or hardware), refers to military technology and supplies in military and commercial supply chain management.

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Mechanized infantry

Mechanized infantry are infantry equipped with armored personnel carriers (APCs) or infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) for transport and combat (see also mechanized force).

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Military

A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.

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Military communications

Military communications or military signals involve all aspects of communications, or conveyance of information, by armed forces.

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Military logistics

Military logistics is the discipline of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance of military forces.

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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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Peace

Peace is the concept of harmony and the absence of hostility.

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Slavonia

Slavonia (Slavonija) is, with Dalmatia, Croatia proper and Istria, one of the four historical regions of Croatia.

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Training

Training is teaching, or developing in oneself or others, any skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies.

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Vinkovci

Vinkovci is a city in Slavonia, in the Vukovar-Srijem County in eastern Croatia.

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2nd Guards Brigade (Croatia)

The 2nd Guards Brigade (2.), also known by their nickname Thunders (Gromovi), was one of the original Croatian National Guard (ZNG) brigades formed in 1991 and one of the most elite mechanized infantry units in the Croatian Ground Army (HV) during its existence, during which it saw action in a number of engagements during the War of Independence (1991–1995).

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3rd Guards Brigade (Croatia)

The 3rd Guards Brigade (3.), also known by their nickname Kune (lit. "Martens"), was a Croatian Ground Army (HV) brigade formed on 29 April 1991 in Vinkovci.

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7th Guards Brigade (Croatia)

The 7th Guards Brigade (7.), also known by their nickname Pumas (Pume), was a Croatian Ground Army (HV) brigade formed on 23 December 1992 in Varaždin.

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9th Guards Brigade (Croatia)

Croatia's 9th Guard Brigade - named "The Wolves" - was Croatian Army's guard brigade formed in 1992 in wake of Croatian War of Independence.

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Redirects here:

3rd Armoured Mechanized Guard Brigade, Armored Guard Brigade, Armoured Mechanized Guard Brigade, Armoured Mechanized Guards Brigade, Guard Armoured Mechanized Brigade.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armored_Guard_Brigade_(Croatia)

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