16th Mechanized Infantry Division (Greece)

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XVI Mechanized Infantry Division
16th Mechanized Division Emblem Greece.jpg
Emblem of the 16th Mechanized Infantry Division
Active 1975-present
Country Greece
Branch Hellenic Army
Type Mechanized Infantry
Size 2 Brigades
Part of Hellenic IV Army Corps
Garrison/HQ Didymoteicho, Thrace
Motto "We will all fall with our own will"
(Πάντες αυτοπροαιρέτως αποθανούμεν)

The 16th Mechanized Infantry Division (Greek: XVI Μηχανοκίνητη Μεραρχία) is a major mechanized infantry formation of the Hellenic Army.

Organization[edit]

Locations of 16th Mechanized Infantry Division units
Structure of the 16th Mechanized Infantry Division
  • Division HQ Company (ΛΣ/ΧVΙ Μ/Κ ΜΠ)
  • 4th Armored Cavalry Battalion (Δ' ΕΑΝ)
  • 16th Support Battalion
  • 16th Signal Company (16ο ΛΔΒ)
  • 963th Military Police Company
  • Tactical Command/21st Infantry Regiment "Drama" (ΤΔ/21ο ΣΠ "Δράμα"), based at Orestiada, Thrace
    • HQ Company (ΙΣΤ)
    • 35th Signal Company (35 ΛΔΒ)
    • 221st Armored Battalion (221 EMA)
    • 617th Mechanized Infantry Battalion (617 M/K ΤΠ)
    • 618th Mechanized Infantry Battalion (618 M/K ΤΠ)
    • 35th Medical Company (35 ΛΔΒ)
  • Division Artillery Command (ΔΠΒ/ΧVΙ Μ/Κ ΜΠ)
    • HQ Company
    • 163rd Self Propelled Artillery Battalion (163 Μ Α/K ΠΒ)
    • 188th Observation Battery (188 ΠΠΑΡ)
  • 3rd Mechanized Brigade Emblem Greece.jpg 3rd Mechanized Infantry Brigade, based at Kavyli, Thrace
    • HQ Company (ΙΣΤ)
    • 311th Armored Battalion (311 EMA)
    • 502nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion (502 M/K ΤΠ)
    • 503rd Mechanized Infantry Battalion (503 M/K ΤΠ)
    • 616th Mechanized Infantry Battalion (616 M/K ΤΠ)
    • 105th Self Propelled Artillery Battalion (105 Μ Α/K ΠΒ)
    • 3rd Antitank Company (3 ΛAT)
    • 3rd Engineer Company (3 ΛΜΧ)
    • 3rd Signal Company (3 ΛΔΒ)
    • 3rd Support Battalion (3 TYΠ)
  • 30th Mechanized Brigade Emblem Greece.jpg 30th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, based at Lagos, Thrace
    • HQ Company (ΙΣΤ)
    • 16th Armored Battalion (16 EMA)
    • 516th Mechanized Infantry Battalion (516 M/K ΤΠ)
    • 565th Mechanized Infantry Battalion (565 M/K ΤΠ)
    • 129th Self Propelled Artillery Battalion (129 Μ Α/K ΠΒ)
    • 30th Antitank Company (30 ΛAT)
    • 30th Engineer Company (30 ΛΜΧ)
    • 30th Signal Company (30 ΛΔΒ)
    • 30th Support Battalion (30 TYΠ)