1st Brigade (Slovenian Armed Forces)

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1st Brigade
1. brigada
Lofo of the 1st Brigade of the Slovenian Armed Forces.jpg
ActiveDecember 17, 1998-current
CountrySlovenia
AllegianceSlovenian Armed Forces
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
RoleInfantry warfare
SizeBrigade
Part ofForces Command of the Slovenian Armed Forces
Garrison/HQEdvard Peperko Barracks, Ljubljana
Motto(s)MI SMO PRVI
WE ARE THE FIRST
Anniversaries17 December
Commanders
Current
commander
polkovnik Anton Tunja

1st Brigade (Slovene: 1. brigada) is one of two Infantry brigades of the Slovenian Armed Forces and provides combat forces. The other is the 72nd Brigade, which provides combat support forces.[1]

History[edit]

1st Brigade in 2011

It was formed on 17 December 1998.

Organization[edit]

January 2004
  • Command-Logistics Company
  • 10th Motorized Battalion
  • 20th Motorized Battalion
  • 17th Military Police Battalion
  • 670th Command-Logistics Battalion
July 2004
  • Command
  • 10th Motorized Battalion
  • 20th Motorized Battalion
  • 17th Military Police Battalion
  • Detachment for Special Warfare
April 2008
  • Command
  • 10th Motorized Battalion
  • 20th Motorized Battalion
  • 74th Armoured-Mechanized Battalion
  • 670th Command-Logistics Battalion
May 2008
  • Command
  • 10th Motorized Battalion
  • 20th Motorized Battalion
  • 74th Motorized Battalion
  • 670th Command-Logistics Battalion
June 2013
  • Command
  • 10th Infantry Regiment
  • 132nd Mountain Infantry Regiment
  • Territorial Regiment
  • Combat Support Battalion
    • Light Rocket Air Defense Battery
    • Fire Support Battery
    • Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defense Company
    • Signals Company
    • Engineer Company
    • Anti-Tank Company
    • Intelligence and Reconnaissance Company
    • Military Police Company

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Slovenia - Land Forces". GlobalSecurity.org. Retrieved 12 March 2018.