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After searching high and low, I've been completely unable to come up with the current Danish ORBAT for their infantry and armor companies. Can anyone enlighten me?

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After searching high and low, I've been completely unable to come up with the current Danish ORBAT for their infantry and armor companies. Can anyone enlighten me?

I may help with that but have to wait until I get back home from Texas.

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Take a look at http://www.microarmormayhem.com/NATO_ORDER_OF_BATTLE_mod_8.doc

It may not provide the time period or level of detail you require on company organisation but this very interesting document on the NATO order of battle in 1989 suggests tank companies of Danish mechanised battalions had 10x tanks and its mechanised infantry companies had 11x M113, 9x rifle squads and 2x M125 mortar carriers (see page 171). I can’t vouch for its accuracy but it’s a great place to start for late Cold War orders of battle in the absence of anything more detailed.

I also found this site (http://www.haaland.info/armour/index.php/danisharmour/danishtanks/91-leopard1a5-dk) which seems to confirm that a Danish tank company consists of 10x tanks; 1x for the company commander and three platoons of 3x tanks.

I'm interested in this topic myself as I think the new Leopard 1A5 DK exterior and interior model in 2.64 is a work of art and it's the main vehicle I've been using since I downloaded the upgrade.

Edited by Panzer_Leader
Added more information on Danish tank company structure.

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Take a look at http://www.microarmormayhem.com/NATO_ORDER_OF_BATTLE_mod_8.doc

It may not provide the time period or level of detail you require on company organisation but this very interesting document on the NATO order of battle in 1989 suggests tank companies of Danish mechanised battalions had 10x tanks and its mechanised infantry companies had 11x M113, 9x rifle squads and 2x M125 mortar carriers (see page 171). I can’t vouch for its accuracy but it’s a great place to start for late Cold War orders of battle in the absence of anything more detailed.

I also found this site (http://www.haaland.info/armour/index.php/danisharmour/danishtanks/91-leopard1a5-dk) which seems to confirm that a Danish tank company consists of 10x tanks; 1x for the company commander and three platoons of 3x tanks.

I'm interested in this topic myself as I think the new Leopard 1A5 DK exterior and interior model in 2.64 is a work of art and it's the main vehicle I've been using since I downloaded the upgrade.

Good information, what I have is a hard copy of the modern Danish structure and will have to scan it.

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It doesn’t help specifically with Danish company-level TO&E but I found this very informative, if basic, site on all Danish army vehicles from past to present: http://www.armyvehicles.dk/index.htm

It provides information on acquisition, upgrades and retirement of each type, including tanks, IFVs, APCs and self-propelled artillery. If anyone’s thinking about historical scenarios with Danish equipment, assuming you can derive a credible TO&E, this site could help with vehicle timelines. I’m now very interested in adapting (or possibly developing in future) some scenarios to take advantage of Danish Centurion Mk 5/2s, Leopard 1A5s and M113s, including TOW variant.

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I haven't forgotten to post what I have for the Danish Army. Been sicker then a dog since I got back from Texas and will post something by Monday.

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