Operational structure of the Polish Land Forces

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The full structure of the Polish Land Forces is:

Armed Forces General Command[edit]

The Inspector Land Forces, a two-star, major-general equivalent, reports to Commander, Armed Forces General Command, a three-star, general broni.

Separately and without seemingly any responsibility to the Inspector Land Forces, the divisions of the Polish Land Forces also report, separately, to the Commander, Armed Forces General Command.

11th Armoured Cavalry Division[edit]

11th Armoured Cavalry Division organisation (click image to enlarge)
10th Armoured Cavalry Brigade Leopard 2A4 on maneuver
Hibneryt anti-aircraft system
DANA 152mm self-propelled howitzer

12th Mechanised Division[edit]

12th Mechanised Division organisation (click image to enlarge)
7th Coastal Defense Brigade BWP-1 on maneuver
12th Mechanised Brigade with KTO Rosomak on winter maneuver

16th Mechanised Division[edit]

16th Mechanised Division organisation (click image to enlarge)
20th Mechanised Brigade troops on parade

18th Mechanised Division[edit]

18th Mechanised Division organisation (click image to enlarge)
2S1 Gvozdika artillery of 1st Armoured Brigade
21st Podhale Rifles brigade on maneuver

1st Army Aviation Brigade[edit]

6th Airborne Brigade[edit]

Independent brigades organisation (click image to enlarge)

25th Air Cavalry Brigade[edit]

  • 25th Air Cavalry Brigade "Prince Józef Poniatowski", in Tomaszów Mazowiecki
    • 25th Command Battalion, in Tomaszów Mazowiecki
    • 1st Air Cavalry Battalion, in Leźnica Wielka
    • 7th Air Cavalry Battalion, in Tomaszów Mazowiecki
    • 1st Aviation Group, in Leźnica Wielka
      • 1st Squadron with 16x Mi-8T transport helicopters
      • 2nd Squadron with 16x Mi-17-1V transport helicopters
    • 7th Aviation Group, in Nowy Glinnik
      • 1st Squadron with 12x PZL W-3WA Sokół armed transport helicopters
      • 2nd Squadron with 12x PZL W-3WA Sokół armed transport helicopters
    • Air Medical Evacuation Unit, in Nowy Glinnik with 2x PZL W-3WA AE Sokół and 2x Mi-17AE medical evacuation helicopters
    • 25th Logistic Battalion, in Tomaszów Mazowiecki

Directly reporting regiments[edit]

Units and Formations attached to the Land Forces[edit]

Armed Forces Support Inspectorate[edit]

  • 1st Pomeranian Logistic Brigade "Casimir the Great", in Bydgoszcz
    • 1st Command and Security Battalion, in Bydgoszcz
    • 1st Storage Battalion, in Ciechanów
    • 1st Logistic Battalion, in Bydgoszcz
    • 2nd Logistic Battalion, in Bydgoszcz
    • 3rd Logistic Battalion, in Glewice
    • 11th Transport Battalion, in Czarne
    • 52nd Maintenance Battalion, in Czarne
    • 112th Maintenance Battalion, in Giżycko
  • 10th Opole Logistic Brigade "Col. Piotr Wysocki", in Opole
    • 1st Logistic Battalion, in Opole
    • 2nd Logistic Battalion, in Opole
    • 10th Command and Security Battalion, in Opole
    • 10th Storage Battalion, in Opole
    • 55th Maintenance Battalion, in Opole
    • 82nd Transport Battalion, in Oleśnica
    • 91st Logistic Battalion, in Komprachcice
    • National Support Component Headquarter, in Opole
    • Medical Support Group, in Opole

Military Health Service Department[edit]

Selected Land Forces elements, Armed Forces Operational Command[edit]

Multinational Corps North-East[edit]

  • Multinational Corps Northeast (MNC NE), in Szczecin, Polish Element
    • MNC NE Support Brigade, in Stargard
      • Brigade Command Company, in Stargard
      • 100th Signal Battalion, in Wałcz
      • 104th Support Battalion, in Wałcz
      • Force Protection Company, in Szczecin (will expand to 102nd Force Protection Battalion, in case of war)
      • Polish National Support Element, in Szczecin

Lithuanian–Polish–Ukrainian Brigade[edit]

Independent units and formations[edit]

9th Command Support Brigade of the Armed Forces General Command[edit]

The brigade is made up mostly of Land Forces personnel, but it is independent from the LF.

Warsaw Garrison Command[edit]

The command is made up mostly of Land Forces personnel, but it is an independent formation.

Geographic distribution[edit]

Operational structure of the Polish Land Forces is located in Poland
Warsaw
Warsaw
1 Aviation
1 Aviation
6 Airborne
6 Airborne
25 Air Cavalry
25 Air Cavalry
16 Mech. Div.
16 Mech. Div.
9 Armoured
9 Armoured
15 Mechanised
15 Mechanised
20 Mechanised
20 Mechanised
11 Artillery
11 Artillery
15 Air-Def. Rgt.
15 Air-Def. Rgt.
16 Logistic
16 Logistic
12 Mech. Div.
12 Mech. Div.
2 Mechanised
2 Mechanised
7 Coastal
7 Coastal
12 Mechanised 5 Engineer
12 Mechanised
5 Engineer
5 Artillery
5 Artillery
8 Air-Def. Rgt.
8 Air-Def. Rgt.
8 Logistic
8 Logistic
11 Armoured Div.
11 Armoured Div.
10 Armoured
10 Armoured
17 Mechanised
17 Mechanised
34 Armoured
34 Armoured
23 Artillery
23 Artillery
4 Air-Def. Rgt.
4 Air-Def. Rgt.
2 Recon Rgt.
2 Recon Rgt.
9 Recon Rgt.
9 Recon Rgt.
18 Recon Rgt.
18 Recon Rgt.
1 Combat Eng.
1 Combat Eng.
2 Combat Eng.
2 Combat Eng.
2 Engineer
2 Engineer
Operational structure of the Polish Land Forces
4 CBRN-Def.
4 CBRN-Def.
5 CBRN-Def.
5 CBRN-Def.
18 Mech. Div.
18 Mech. Div.
1 Armoured
1 Armoured
19 Mechanised
19 Mechanised
21 Podhale
21 Podhale
18 Logistic
18 Logistic

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Pododdziały". 5 Pułk Artylerii. Retrieved 3 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Minister Blaszczak decided to create a new division". Polish Ministry of Defense. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Święto 19. Brygady Zmechanizowanej". www.defence24.pl. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  4. ^ Muczyński, Rafał. "Formowanie batalionu czołgów 19. Brygady Zmechanizowanej". Magazyn Militarny. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  5. ^ "Więcej wojska w Łomży". www.polska-zbrojna.pl. Retrieved 3 April 2020.