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Light Brigade (Belgium)

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The Light Brigade, formerly the 7th Mechanised Brigade, is a Brigade of the Land Component of the Belgian Armed Forces. [1]

16 relations: Belgian Armed Forces, Belgian Land Component, Belgium, Brigade, Flawinne, Heverlee, Immediate Reaction Cell, Marche-en-Famenne, Minister of Defence (Belgium), Namur, Schaffen Air Base, Special Forces Group (Belgium), Tielen, 2nd Commando Battalion (Belgium), 3rd Parachute Battalion (Belgium), 4th Commando Battalion (Belgium).

Belgian Armed Forces

The Belgian Armed Forces (Defensie; La Défense) is the national military of Belgium.

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Belgian Land Component

The Land Component (Landcomponent, Composante terre) is the land-based branch of the Belgian Armed Forces.

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Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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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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Flawinne

Flawinne is a village the Belgian province of Namur and an outer of suburb of the city of Namur.

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Heverlee

Heverlee is a town in Belgium.

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Immediate Reaction Cell

The Immediate Reaction Cell (IRC) is an elite fighting force in the Belgian Land Component, consisting of one parachute and one commando battalion plus several support units (one artillery battery, one anti-aircraft artillery battery, one logistics company, one engineer company, one medical company and one reconnaissance unit).

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Marche-en-Famenne

Marche-en-Famenne (Måtche-el-Fåmene) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Luxembourg.

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Minister of Defence (Belgium)

The Ministry of Defence (Ministerie van Landsverdediging, Ministère de la Défense, Ministerium der Verteidigung), formerly called the Ministry of War and Ministry of National Defence, is the Belgian ministry responsible for national defence and the Belgian military.

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Namur

Namur (Dutch:, Nameur in Walloon) is a city and municipality in Wallonia, Belgium.

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Schaffen Air Base

Schaffen Air Base is a Belgian Air Force Base, located north-northeast of Diest in Flemish Brabant, Belgium.

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Special Forces Group (Belgium)

The Special Forces Group is the special forces unit in the Land Component of the Belgian Armed Forces.

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Tielen

Tielen is a village in the province of Antwerp in Flanders, Belgium.

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2nd Commando Battalion (Belgium)

The 2nd Commando Battalion (2e Bataillon de Commandos) is a military formation of the Belgian Army and part of the Paracommando Regiment.

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3rd Parachute Battalion (Belgium)

The 3rd Parachute Battalion (3ème Bataillon Parachutiste, 3 Bataljon Parachutisten) is a military formation of the Belgian Army and part of the Paracommando Regiment.

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4th Commando Battalion (Belgium)

The 4th Commando Battalion (4e Bataillon Commando, 4de Bataljon Commando) was a Belgian military formation and part of the Paracommando Regiment, based in the Belgian colonies of Congo and Rwanda-Urundi between 1959 until its disbandment in 1962, following the independence of Belgium's last African colony.

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Redirects here:

7th Brigade (Belgium).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light_Brigade_(Belgium)

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