6th Light Armoured Brigade (France)

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6e Brigade Légère Blindée
Insigne 6e BLB.jpg
Badge of the brigade
Active 1 July 1999-
Country France
Branch French Army
Type Light armour brigade
Role motorised infantry
Size 6000 personnel
Part of CFAT
Garrison/HQ Nîmes
Motto vite, fort et bien ("Swiftly, powerfully and well")
Engagements Operation Serval

The 6th Light Armoured Brigade (French: 6e Brigade Légère Blindée, 6e BLB) is a unit of the French Army, one of the large units of the Commandement de la force d'action terrestre.

It is designed to deploy on any operation theatre with very brief notice.

The unit was originally the 6e division légère blindée (6th light armoured division), which was engaged in Iraq as Division Daguet during Opération Daguet.


The brigade consists of a command unit and 5 regiments.[1]


  1. ^ "6e brigade légère blindée". French government. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 

External links[edit]

  • 6e DLB Official site (French)