Estonian Kosovo Contingent

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Estonian Kosovo Contingent
Active 2003-
Country  Estonia
Allegiance Kosovo Force (KFOR)
Branch Estonian Defence Forces
Type platoon
Size 50
Garrison/HQ Kosovska Mitrovica and Pristina

The Estonian Kosovo Contingent or (simply Kosovo Contingent) is a joint military force of the Estonian Defence Forces deployed in northern Kosovo, in the area of Kosovska Mitrovica.

History[edit]

Estonian units rotating in the blue zone in Kosovska Mitrovica.

Estonia has participated on different Kosovo missions since 1999 when the first unit, ESTPATROL-1, part of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) forces in the region, became operational. From 1999 to 2006 a total of 14 Estonian units served in Kosovo. From 2003 to 2006 a joint Baltic infantry company BALTSQN also rotated in Kosovo.[1] Since February 2007 Estonia is once again rotating on Kosovo mission with a platoon size unit.[2]

Current deployments[edit]

This the order of battle of the known units that are operating within the Estonian Kosovo Contingent:[3]

  • ESTRIF scout platoon unit
  • staff and signal unit

Former deployments[edit]

This the order of battle of the known units that have operated within the Estonian Kosovo Contingent:[4]

See also[edit]

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