Ground Forces of the Slovak Republic

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Slovak Ground Forces
Pozemné sily Slovenskej republiky
Founded1939 – 1945
1993 – present
Country Slovakia
BranchArmed Forces of the Slovak Republic
Part ofArmed Forces of the Slovak Republic
Command HQVeliteľstvo Pozemných síl OS SR - Trenčín
Commanders
CommanderMajor General Jindrich Joch
Insignia
RoundelSlovak Army Roundel.svg

The Slovak Ground Forces, also known as the Slovak Army, is the land specialized service branch of the Slovak Armed Forces.

Structure[edit]

Slovak Ground Forces locations 2018:
Green pog.svg Brigade HQs DeepPink pog.svg Armored units Pink pog.svg Mechanized units Lightgreen pog.svg Motorized units Yellow pog.svg Artillery Orange pog.svg ISTAR
Black pog.svg Engineer unit Brown pog.svg NBC-Defense Purple pog.svg Combat Service Support units
Organization of the Slovak Ground Forces in 2021

Ground Forces Command[edit]

  • Ground Forces Command, in Trenčín (Commander: 2 Star General)[1]
    • Command Support Battalion
      • Headquarters Company
      • Transport Company
      • Medical Point
    • Deployable CIS Base
    • Main Training Base, in Martin

1st Mechanized Brigade[edit]

Soldiers of the 13th Mechanized Battalion
  • 1st Mechanized Brigade, in Topoľčany (Commander: 1 Star General)
    • Command Support Company, in Topoľčany
    • 11th Mechanized Battalion, in Martin equipped with BVP-2
      • Headquarters Company
      • 3x Mechanized Companies (each with 3x Mechanized Platoons and 1x Fire Support Platoon)
      • Fire Support Company (Anti-Tank Platoon- KONKURS on BRDM-2, Recon Platoon & 98mm Mortar Platoon)
    • 12th Mechanized Battalion, in Nitra equipped with BVP-2
      • Headquarters Company
      • 3x Mechanized Companies (each with 3x Mechanized Platoons and 1x Fire Support Platoon)
      • Fire Support Company (Anti-Tank Platoon- KONKURS mounted on OT-90, Recon Platoon & 98mm Mortar Platoon)
    • 13th Mechanized Battalion, in Levice equipped with BVP-2
      • Headquarters Company
      • 3x Mechanized Companies (each with 3x Mechanized Platoons and 1x Fire Support Platoon)
      • Fire Support Company (Anti-Tank Platoon- KONKURS mounted on OT-90, Recon Platoon & 98mm Mortar Platoon)
    • Rocket Battalion, in Rožňava
    • Engineer Battalion, in Sereď
      • Headquarters Company
      • 2x Pontoon Bridge Companies
      • 2x Technical Engineer Companies
      • 2x Combat Engineer Companies
      • Mine Warfare Company
    • NBC Defence Battalion, in Rožňava
      • Headquarters Company
      • NBC Recon Company
      • 2x Decontamination Companies
      • 2x NBC Defence Companies
      • Medical Company

2nd Mechanized Brigade[edit]

  • 2nd Mechanized Brigade, in Prešov (Commander: 1 Star General)
    • Command Support Company, in Prešov
    • Tank Battalion, in Trebišov equipped with T-72M1
    • 21st Mechanized Battalion, in Trebišov equipped with BVP-1
      • Headquarters Company
      • 3x Mechanized Companies (each with 3x Mechanized Platoons and 1x Fire Support Platoon)
      • Fire Support Company (Anti-Tank Platoon- KONKURS mounted on OT-90, Recon Platoon & 82mm Mortar Platoon)
    • 22nd Mechanized Battalion, in Michalovce equipped with BVP-1
      • Headquarters Company
      • 3x Mechanized Companies (each with 3x Mechanized Platoons and 1x Fire Support Platoon)
      • Fire Support Company (Anti-Tank Platoon- KONKURS mounted on OT-90, Recon Platoon & 98mm Mortar Platoon)
    • Self-propelled Artillery Battalion, in Michalovce
      • Headquarters Battery
      • 2x 155mm Self Propelled Howitzer "Zuzana" Batteries
    • ISTAR Battalion, in Prešov equipped with BPsV-I

Combat Service Support Brigade[edit]

Equipment[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Velite? Pozemn?ch s?l OS SR". Archived from the original on 2010-12-28. Retrieved 2010-02-24.

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