List of active units of the Belgian Land Component

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Insignia of the Belgian Land Component

This is a list of Military units and formations currently active in the Belgian Land Component.

Headquarters

Badge Name of Unit Dates operational Important actions Units amalgamated
Land Component Command
Light Brigade Headquarters 2010–Present 4th Commando Battalion
Medium Brigade Headquarters 2011–Present 8th-9th Regiment of the Line

Infantry

Badge Name of Unit Dates operational Important actions Units amalgamated
Bevrijding/5th Battalion of the Line 1992–Present Battle of Normandy, Liberation of Belgium 1944, Yugoslavia Brigade Piron, Liberation Battalion, 5th Regiment of the Line
12/13th Battalion of the Line 1993–Present Battle of the Yser, Western Front, Battle of Belgium 12th Regiment of the Line, 13th Regiment of the Line
"Prins Boudewijn" Carabineers/Grenadiers Battalion 1992–Present Carabineers Regiment, Grenadiers Regiment
Chasseurs Ardennais 1933–Present Battle of Belgium 10th Regiment of the Line

Paracommando Units

Badge Name of Unit Dates operational Important actions Units amalgamated
2nd Commando Battalion 1945–Present Congo Crisis, Rwandan Genocide
3rd Parachute Battalion 1950–Present Korean War, Congo Crisis, Somalia

Special Forces

Badge Name of Unit Dates operational Important actions Units amalgamated
Special Forces Group 2003–Present 3rd Regiment of Parachute Lancers, ATk Company, Paracommando Reece Squadron

Reconnaissance and Armoured

Badge Name of Unit Dates operational Important actions Units amalgamated
ISTAR Battalion 2011–Present 2/4th Chasseurs à Cheval Regiment, 1st Chasseurs à Cheval Regiment/Guides
1/3rd Battalion of Lancers 2003–Present Battle of Belgium 1st Regiment of Lancers, 3rd Regiment of Parachute-Lancers

Artillery

Badge Name of Unit Dates operational Important actions Units amalgamated
Artillery Battalion

Auxiliary and Support

Badge Name of Unit Dates operational Important actions Units amalgamated
Military Police Group 2003–Present
Field Accommodation Unit
Information Operations Group
Counter Explosive Service
4th Communication and Information Systems Group  ?
6th Communication and Information Systems Group 2002–Present
10th Communication and Information Systems Group 2003–Present
4th Logistics Battalion
18th Logistics Battalion
29th Logistics Battalion
4th Engineer Battalion
11th Engineer Battalion

Schools

Badge Name of Unit Dates operational Important actions Units amalgamated
Commando Training Centre 1947–Present
Parachute Training Centre 1947–Present

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