1st Mechanized Brigade (Romania)
|1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade "Argedava"
Brigada 1 Infanterie Mecanizată "Argedava"
|Active||June 2006-present (current form)|
|Branch||Romanian Land Forces|
|Size||6 battalions + other supporting companies|
|Part of||1st Infantry Division "Dacica"|
|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.
- Brigada 1 Mecanizată "Argedava"- Bucharest
- (English) Official Site of the Romanian Land Forces
- (Romanian) Official Site of the 1st Infantry Division