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#81 Panzermann

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Posted 24 November 2016 - 1729 PM

To return to the thread title:

Brigadegeneral Kai Rohrschneider is to take over the position of chief of staff of US Army Europe from BG Markus Laubenthal. RUMINT has it that Laubenthal is going to take command of 1. PzDiv.

http://augengeradeau...army-in-europa/(german language)
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Posted 04 April 2018 - 0409 AM

 

I learned about some additional projects from the reports on today's event. Besides the naval cooperation mentioned a couple times, there is also Project Apollo between the Luftwaffe and Dutch Army, which is aimed at putting the German V/SHORAD troops of Air Defense Group 61 under Dutch command; having the Luftwaffe run Ozelot and Mantis was very strange from the beginning, anyway.

 

The cooperation under Project Apollo seems to go a bit further than the above, and in fact the link also mentions the establishment of a joint deployable air and missile defense unit; it's probably to that end that 500 troops from both nations recently conducted Patriot live fire exercises on Crete. So far the only practical step of integration appears to be two Dutch officers serving with Flugabwehrraketengeschwader 1 though.

 

 

Flugabwehrraketengruppe 61 with 450 troops will be officially assigned to Defensie Grondgebonden Luchtverdedigingscommando in Vredepeel today. As in all recent European integration projects of the Bundeswehr, they will remain based where they are now, at Todendorf, Schleswig-Holstein. In purely national deployments, they will of course be led by the German Deployed Missions Command in Potsdam.


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Posted 06 April 2018 - 0927 AM

 

Flugabwehrraketengruppe 61

 

Germans and their compound words ;) plane-resist?-rocket-unit 61


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Posted 06 April 2018 - 1049 AM

Anti-air missile group. Or more literally, aircraft-defense rocket group. :D


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Posted 26 August 2018 - 0324 AM

To return to the thread title:

Brigadegeneral Kai Rohrschneider is to take over the position of chief of staff of US Army Europe from BG Markus Laubenthal. RUMINT has it that Laubenthal is going to take command of 1. PzDiv.

http://augengeradeau...army-in-europa/(german language)

 

Rohrschneider will leave next month to take over as deputy commander of the Bundeswehr's Multi-National Operative Command in Ulm, which will also host buildup of NATO's new Joint Support Enabling Command tasked with facilitating logistics for deployments under the alliance's re-assurance policy towards Eastern European members. His successor is supposed to be BG Hartmut Renk, currently deputy commander of the Heer's Training Command.


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Posted 18 December 2018 - 0349 AM

Looks like from the German side it will be an abovementioned Panzergrenadiere battalion, and one Leopard 2A5 tank battalion from 34th Armoured Cavalry Brigade from Polish side.

 

Interestingly this seems to be a rotating scheme on the Polish side. Partnership just switched from 34th to 10th Armored Cavalry Brigade; there was a recent joint exercise at the Jägerbrück area near Torgelow, just this side of the common border. Merging PzGren Brigade 41's Griffin with 10th Brigade's armored winged arm and sword for the common insignia is kinda clever.

 

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Posted 05 February 2019 - 1321 PM

Video from the exercise mentioned in previous post.

 


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