Danske Artilleriregiment

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The Danish Artillery Regiment Danske Artilleriregiment (DAR) was founded 1 November 2005 when the two artillery regiments in Denmark, Kongens Artilleriregiment and Dronningens Artilleriregiment were merged into Danske Artilleriregiment

The main part of DAR is located in Varde in Westjutland. However the 1. Artillerybatallion is located in the Oksboel Camp 20 km from Varde.

At DAR the following units are garrisoned:

1.Battalion (1 AA) (Fieldartillery)(M109 / M113)
2.Battalion (2 UDDAFD) Temporailly suspended
3.ISTAR

The regiment has currently personnel stationed around the world, mainly in Afghanistan and in Iraq.

Hærens Ildstøtteskole (Danish Army Fire Support School) is also located at Varde Barracks.