Brigade Nord

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Brigade Nord (Brig. N.; Northern Brigade) is the major combat formation and only brigade of the Norwegian Army.[1] It is mostly based in mid-Troms (Bardu and Målselv) north of the Arctic Circle.[2] Until 2009, the brigade was part of the 6th Division.

Units[edit]

  • Telemark Battalion (Norwegian: Telemark bataljon, combined arms battalion, Rena) Operating from Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks, CV9030 Armoured Personnel Carriers and Iveco Light Multirole Vehicle.
  • Armoured Battalion (Norwegian: Panserbataljonen, Setermoen) Operating from Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks and CV9030 Armoured Personnel Carriers.
  • 2nd Battalion - Motorized Infantry Battalion (Skjold)
  • Artillery Battalion (Norwegian: Artilleribataljonen, Setermoen) Using M109A3GNM Howitzers.
  • Ingeniørbataljonen - Combat Engineer Battalion (Skjold) Operating from variants of M113 APC's and special purpose tanks on Leopard 1 chassis.
  • Etterretningsbataljonen - Battlefield Surveillance, Intelligence Gathering & Electronic Warfare Battalion (Setermoen)
  • Sambandsbataljonen - Signal Battalion (Bardufoss)
  • Sanitetsbataljonen - Medical Battalion (Setermoen)
  • CSS-bataljonen - Combat Service Support (Logistics) Battalion (Bardufoss)
  • Hærens befalsskole - Norwegian Army Officer School (Rena)
  • Jegerkompaniet - Ranger Company (Lakselv) (No longer in existence)
  • MP-kompaniet - Military Police Company (Bardufoss)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-23. Retrieved 2009-08-26.  Retrieved 25 August 2009
  2. ^ http://www.mil.no/multimedia/archive/00136/0560_H_rbrosjyren_N_136081a.pdf