Belgian army

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Land Component
composante terre / Land Component
country component
Country BelgiumBelgium Belgium
Armed forces Belgian armed forces
Type Armed forces ( army )
Strength 12,500
Belgian drill team

The Belgian Army represents the army component of the Belgian armed forces .


Structure of the Belgian Army as of 2019

To make the deployment options more flexible, the army formations are divided into the three operational areas of combat, combat support and operational support groups:

The command land components (COMOPSLAND) are subordinate (as of 2019) to a motorized brigade, a regiment of special forces and other support troops :


Several Mowag piranhas on the national day
Belgian Pandur during Exercise Trident Juncture 2015

The Belgian army has u. a. over:

The Belgian army no longer has any battle tanks . The last shot from a Leopard 1 main battle tank was fired on September 10, 2014 by Major General Hubert de Vos at the Bergen-Hohne military training area.

Web links

Commons : Belgian Army  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Country information from the Austrian Ministry of Defense