1st Mechanized Brigade (Romania)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade "Argedava"
Brigada 1 Infanterie Mecanizată "Argedava"
Active June 2006-present (current form)
Country  Romania
Branch Romanian Land Forces
Size 6 battalions + other supporting companies
Part of 1st Infantry Division "Dacica"
Garrison/HQ Bucharest
Commanders
Current
commander
Colonel Vlad Gheorghiţă

The 1st Mechanized Brigade "Argedava" (Brigada 1 Mecanizată "Argedava") is a brigade of the Romanian Land Forces. It was initially formed as the 34th Infantry Regiment, and named after the Moldavian Voivode Vasile Lupu.

The brigade is considered the best and most modern infantry brigade in the Romanian Land Forces; it is subordinated to the 1st Infantry Division, and its headquarters are located in Bucharest. The 1st Brigade has two paratroop companies in its subordination. The structural reorganization process of the unit was completed in 2010.

Structure[edit]

External links and References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Military Press Archives
  2. ^ Military Press, June 2007
  3. ^ Military Press, 22 August 2004