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Land Component 14,013 personnel.

LAND COMPONENT

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

1 Comd HQ (COMOPSLAND)

Land Component Air Defence Systems

AD 1 regt (2 SAM bty with Mistral)

SAM 18 Mistral

RADARS 9 M-113 Land (battlefield surveillance)

ē FACILITIES

Army Aviation Airfields and Airbases Organisation:

ARMY AVIATION CORPS (1947-2004)

Army aviation absorbed into the Air Component. Army Aviation (Licht Vliegwezen / Aviation Legere)

Bierset Air Base

Belgium Army Aviation Group (HQ Company) Helicopter Wing

255 Maintenance Group (70 Liaison Helicopter Company)†††††††††††††††††

16 Smaldeel (16th Helicopter Battalion of Liaison): Alouette II, 4 BN-2A Islander (Retired)

17 Smaldeel (17th Attack Helicopter Battalion): 19 A-109BHA/HO

18 Smaldeel (18th Attack Helicopter Battalion): 19 A-109BHA/HO

Liasion Flight: SE-3130

Smaldeel Luchtdienst †††††††††††

Groep Verdediging & Steun ††††††††††††††††

Smaldeel Verdediging (Property Protection)†††††

Smaldeel Steun (Logistics)

Brasschat Air Base

Army Aviation School: A.109B, Alouette II, BN-2A Islander

Light Aviation School Squadron: A.109B, Alouette II, BN-2A Islander

TRAINING AREAS: Bevelo, Marche, Vogelsang, Elsebom, Lagland

Organisations by Service Notes:

Army Operational Command Forces by Role (Current order of battle):

Comd1 Comd HQ (COMOPSLAND); 2 bde HQ

Rapid Reaction1 regt (1 cdo bn, 2 para bn

Facilities Trg Centre 1 (para); 1 (cdo)


Official Land Component Website:
http://www.mil.be/armycomp/index.asp?LAN=nl

 
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   Belgium AF News:

Spain, Belgium, Switzerland Poised to Be Next F-35 Buyers

• Spain, Belgium, Switzerland Poised to Be Next F-35 Buyers  (8.3.2017)

First Flight of the Belgian NH90 NFH

• First Flight of the Belgian NH90 NFH  (8.4.2013)

NH90: Eurocopter celebrates two firsts with Belgium and France

• NH90: Eurocopter celebrates two firsts with Belgium and France  (21.12.2012)


• F-16 Aircraft Depot-Level MRO : S.A.B.C.A. (Charleroi Belgium) delivers its 1200th F-16.  (26.10.2012)

• First Flight of the Belgian NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter  (19.9.2012)

• Belgium to Buy Javelin Missiles in Possible $88 Million Contract  (12.8.2012)

• Belgiumís Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen Orders 10 Eurocopter EC175 Helicopters
 (13.2.2012)

• Missile Systems, Patrol Ships on Belgiumís ĎUrgentí List
 (7.2.2012)

• SABCA servicing Belgian Air Force F-16s
 (28.11.2011)

• SABCA servicing Belgian Air Force F-16s
 (28.11.2011)

• Belgian airport blocked by F-16 emergency landing
 (9.4.2011)


 

 



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