46th Infantry Battalion

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46th Infantry Battalion
46IB logo
Active April 1, 2003 - Present
Country Philippines Philippines
Branch 8th Infantry Division, Philippine Army
Type Light Infantry
Role Conventional Warfare, Anti-Guerrilla Operations, Light Reaction Force
Size 3 Companies. Total is 500+ soldiers
Part of Under the Philippine Army
Garrison/HQ Brgy Kamasi, Ampatuan, Maguindanao
Nickname(s) Peace Makers

Hoo Hah!

Four Six
Anniversaries April 1
Engagements Anti-guerilla operations against the NPA, MILF, [Kidnap-for-Ransom Group],
LTC Marlo M Guloy
Unit Patch 46IB Emblem

The 46th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army is an organic unit of the 8th Infantry (Storm Troopers) Division that is currently deployed in Central Mindanao and placed under the Operational Control (OPCON) of the 6th Infantry (Kampilan) Division There primary task is to secure the peace and order in the areas of Central Mindanao, especially the Province of Maguindanao which was noted for its deteriorated peace and order situation. Currently, the 500-man-battalion is under the supervision of the 6th Infantry (Kampilan) Division, which is garrisoned at Camp Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao. The battalion is now stationed at Brgy Kamasi, Ampatuan, Maguindanao.

Equipment: M16 Rifle M4 Carbine M14 Rifle M1911 Pistol M60 Machine Gun