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7th Armoured Brigade (France)

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Active  1999 -
Branch  French Army
Size  8000 personnel
Country  France
Type  Armour
Part of  CFAT
7th Armoured Brigade (France)

The 7th Armoured Brigade (French: 7e Brigade blindée) is an armoured brigade of the French Army. It carries on the traditions and honours of the 7th Armoured Division.

Organization 2016

The brigade consists of 7 regiments with a total of around 8000 personnel.

  • 7e Compagnie de Commandement et de Transmissions (7e CCT) - Command and Signals Company in Besançon with VAB
  • 1er Régiment de Chasseurs (1er RCh) - Armoured Regiment in Verdun with 60 Leclerc
  • 5e Régiment de Dragons (5e RD) - Armoured Regiment in Mailly-le-Camp with 60 Leclerc
  • 1er Régiment de Tirailleurs (1er RTir) - Infantry Regiment in Epinal with VBCI
  • 35e Régiment d'Infanterie (35e RI) - Infantry Regiment in Belfort with VBCI
  • 152e Régiment d'Infanterie (152e RI) - Infantry Regiment in Colmar with VBCI
  • 68e Régiment d'Artillerie d'Afrique (68e RAA) - Artillery Regiment in Valbonne with 12x CAESAR self-propelled howitzers, 16x 120mm RTF1 mortars and Mistral Surface-to-air missiles
  • 3e Régiment du Génie (3e RG) - Engineer Regiment in Charleville-Mézières
  • Escadron d'éclairage et d'investigation de la 7e Brigade blindée (EEI 7) - brigade reconnaissance squadron at Verdun. "The eyes of the general"
  • References

    7th Armoured Brigade (France) Wikipedia

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