Armored Guard Brigade (Croatia)
|Armoured Mechanized Guard Brigade "GOMBR"
Gardijska oklopno-mehanizirana brigada
Insignia of GOMBR
|Active||2007 - present|
|Size||4,000 soldiers/personnel in 7 Battalions|
|Part of||Croatian Army|
|Equipment||72xM-84D/A4, 128x BVP M-80A, 24x M-83 Polo, 10x Iveco LMV, 24x BOV 20/3 ...|
|Brigadier General Mladen Mikolčević|
Brigade’s main role is defence of Croatia’s territorial integrity and sovereignty as well as participating in NATO and international peace support operations, plan and conduct brigade staff and units training in accordance with domestic international commitments.
- Plan and conduct the tasks related to military operations;
- Prepare training and activity with accordance of domestic defence doctrine;
- Organize, conduct, evaluate and analyze training of subunits in order to achieve mission tasks;
- Take part in national and international military operations, exercises and military cooperation;
- Provide information and reports to the higher headquarters concerning implementation of training and activity plans;
- Provide assistance to state and municipal institutions by responding to threats of a non-military nature;
- Maintain close relationship with the local community and participate in their activities.
Brigade has around 4,000 personal deployed in 7 Battalions and several companies.
- Command Company based in Vinkovci - commanding officer: 1st Lieutenant Antun Tokić
- 2x Armoured Battalion based in Gasnici - commanding officers: Lieutenant Colonel Denis Tretinjak & Lieutenant Colonel Anto Andrijanić
- 2x Mechanized Battalions based in Vinkovci - commanding officer: Major Antun Šaf & Major Robert Horvat
- Mixed Artillery Battalion based in Gasnici - commanding officer: Lieutenant Colonel Milan Radočaj
- Air Defence Battalion based in Gasnici - commanding officer: Major Damir Jugović
- Engineer Battalion based in Vinkovci - commanding officer: Lieutenant Colonel Mile Čorak
- ISTAR Company based in Vinkovci - commanding officer: Captain Mario Maslov
- Signal Company based in Vinkovci - commanding officer: Captain Robert Poljak
- Logistic Supply Support Company based in Vinkovci - commanding officer: Captain Marinko Gadžić
- 2nd Guards Brigade (Croatia)
- 3rd Guards Brigade (Croatia)
- 5th Guards Brigade (Croatia)
- 7th Guards Brigade (Croatia)
- 9th Guards Brigade (Croatia) (also known as 6th)