| 11 March 2008 – present|
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
The 11th Brigade (第11旅団) is one of six active brigades of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. The brigade is subordinated to the Northern Army and is headquartered in Sapporo, Hokkaidō. Its responsibility is the defense of South Western Hokkaidō.
The brigade was formed on 11 March 2008 with units from the disbanded 11th Infantry Division.
11th Brigade, in Sapporo
11th Brigade HQ, in Sapporo
11th Tank Battalion, in Sapporo, with two Squadrons of Type 90 Main Battle Tanks
10th Infantry Regiment note 1, in Takikawa, with Type 96 Armored Personnel Carriers
18th Infantry Regiment, in Sapporo, with Type 96 Armored Personnel Carriers
28th Infantry Regiment, in Hakodate, with Type 96 Armored Personnel Carriers
11th Artillery Battalion, in Sapporo, with three batteries of Type 99 155mm Self-propelled howitzers
11th Reconnaissance Company, in Sapporo, with Type 87 armored reconnaissance vehicle
11th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Company, in Sapporo, with Type 81 and Type 93 Surface-to-air missile systems
11th Combat Engineer Company, in Sapporo
11th Signal Company, in Sapporo
11th Aviation Squadron, in Sapporo, flying UH-1J and OH-6D helicopters
11th NBC-defense Company, in Sapporo
11th Logistic Support Battalion, in Sapporo
11th Brigade (Japan) Wikipedia
note 1: Infantry Regiments have only battalion strength.