King's Artillery Regiment

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King's Artillery Regiment
Kongens Artilleriregiment
Coat of arms for King's Artillery Regiment.svg
Active1982 – 2005
Disbanded2005
CountryDenmarkDenmark
BranchFlag of Denmark (state).svg Royal Danish Army
Garrison/HQSjælsmark kaserne
Nickname(s)KAR
Motto(s)Frisk og Frejdigt Fremad (Fresh and Boldly Forward)
Regimental beltKing's Artillery Regiment Stable belt.png

The King's Artillery Regiment (Danish: Kongens Artilleriregiment, KAR) was an artillery regiment of the Royal Danish Army.

History[edit]

The Kongens Artilleriregiment was formed on 1 August 1982 by merging Kronens Artilleriregiment from Sjælsmark barracks and Sjællandske Artilleriregiment from Holbæk barracks. On 1 November 2005 Kongens Artilleriregiment was merged with Dronningens Artilleriregiment to create the new artillery regiment, Danske Artilleriregiment. The regiment was located on Sjælsmark barracks.

Units[edit]

  • Emblem for the 1-DAR.svg 1st Armoured Artillery Battalion (1982-2004) part of 1st Zealand Brigade
  • Insigne incognitum.svg 2nd Artillery Battalion (1982-2004) part of ELK/Corps Artillery
  • Insigne incognitum.svg 4th Light Artillery Battalion (1982-1996) part of 4th Zealand Battle Group,(from 1990)1st Zealand Battle Group
  • Emblem for the V-SJLAR.svg 5th Armoured Artillery Battalion (1982-2004) part of 2nd Zealand Brigade (from 1994 part of Danish International Brigade)
  • Insigne incognitum.svg 13th Anti Air Artillery Battalion (1982-2000) part of LANDZEALAND/Corps Artillery
  • Emblem for the XIV-KAR.svg 14th Light Artillery Battalion (1982-1985) part of LANDZEALAND/Corps Artillery
  • Insigne incognitum.svg 16th Light Artillery Battalion (1982-1990) part of 1st Zealand Battle Group. Transferred to North Jutland Artillery Regiment
  • Insigne incognitum.svg 17th Heavy Artillery Battery (1985-1996) - 17th MLRS Battery (1997-2004) part of LANDZEALAND/Corps Artillery
  • Emblem for the XXI-SJLAR.svg 21st Light Artillery Battalion (1982-2000) part of 3rd Zealand Battle Group
  • Insigne incognitum.svg 22nd Light Artillery Battalion (1982-2000) part of 2nd Zealand Battle Group
  • Insigne incognitum.svg 32nd Heavy Artillery Battalion (1982-1985) - 32nd Artillery Battalion (1986-2000) part of LANDZEALAND/Corps Artillery, (2000-2004) part of HOK
  • Insigne incognitum.svg Staff and Target Acquisition Battery/LANDZEALAND (1982-2004) part of LANDZEALAND/Corps Artillery