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Estonian Afghanistan Contingent

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Active  2003-2014
Type  battlegroup
Country  Estonia
Size  150
Estonian Afghanistan Contingent
Allegiance  International Security Assistance Force
Branch  Estonian Defence Forces

The Estonian Afghanistan Contingent or (simply Afghanistan Contingent) is a joint military force of the Estonian Defence Forces deployed mainly in the southern region of Afghanistan, Helmand province in Now Zad area.

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Current deployments

This the order of battle of the known units that are operating within the Estonian Afghanistan Contingent:

  • ESTCOY-14 infantry company
  • NSE-13 logistical unit
  • CPT diplomatic unit
  • CST air-field unit
  • Artillery battalion mortar unit
  • History

    Estonia has participated in Afghanistan since March 2003 under the NATO mission International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. The first Estonian to rotate in the country was an anti-landmine team in Kabul. In 2005 most of the Estonian units where relocated into northern Afghanistan in Mazar-e-Sharif province and in 2006 into the Helmand province in south Afghanistan.

    Former deployments

    This the order of battle of the known units that have operated within the Estonian Afghanistan Contingent:

    References

    Estonian Afghanistan Contingent Wikipedia


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