Dancon

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Dancon, an abbreviation of Danish Contingent, is the term that comprises all Danish national forces in a current military mission of the UN, NATO, or national character. Dancon is not a military unit per se, like a brigade, but rather an organisation in which all military units currently working in a mission are linked together. The commander of Dancon is usually the commander of the hierarchically biggest military unit associated with the specified mission, and does not have a headquarters of its own, but rather it is that military unit's headquarters.

Because several Dancons can exist at the same time, the mission name is usually added to Dancon, like Dancon/Irak or Dancon/SFOR.

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