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List of French Army regiments

The following is a current list of regiments of the French Army.

Metropolitain (Regular troops)

Infanterie (Infantry)

  • 1er Régiment d'Infanterie (1st Infantry Regiment), 1ere Brigade Mécanisée (1st Mechanized Brigade) - Sarrebourg
  • 1er Régiment de Tirailleurs (1st Riflemen Regiment), 1ere Brigade Mécanisée (1st Mechanized Brigade) - Epinal
  • 16e Bataillon de Chasseurs (16th "Hunter" Battalion), 2e Brigade Blindée (2nd Armoured Brigade) - Bitche
  • 24e Régiment d'Infanterie (24th Infantry Regiment), Commandement des Forces Terrestres (Land Forces Command) - Paris
  • 35e Régiment d'Infanterie (35th Infantry Regiment), 7e Brigade Blindée (7th Armoured Brigade) - Belfort
  • 92e Régiment d'Infanterie (92nd Infantry Regiment), 3e Brigade Mécanisée (3rd Mechanized Brigade) - Clermond Ferrand
  • 110e Régiment d'Infanterie (110th Infantry Regiment), Brigade Franco-Allemande (Joint French-German Brigade) - Donaueschingen (GER)
  • 126e Régiment d'Infanterie (126th Infantry Regiment), 3e Brigade Mécanisée (3rd Mechanized Brigade) - Brive
  • 132e Bataillon Cynophile (132nd Dog Battalion), Commandement des Forces Terrestres (Land Forces Command) - Suippes
  • 152e Régiment d'Infantrie (152nd Infantry Regiment), 7e Brigade Blindée (7th Armoured Brigade) - Colmar

Parachutistes ( Parachute Chasseur )

Troupes de Montagne (Mountain Troops)

  • 7e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins (7th Alpine "Hunter" Battalion), 27e Brigade d'Infanterie de Montagne (27th Mountain Infantry Brigade) - Bourg St. Maurice
  • 13e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins (13th Alpine "Hunter" Battalion), 27e Brigade d'Infanterie de Montagne (27th Mountain Infantry Brigade) - Barby
  • 27e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins (27th Alpine "Hunter" Battalion), 27e Brigade d'Infanterie de Montagne (27th Mountain Infantry Brigade) - Cran Gevrier

Arme Blindée Cavalerie (Armoured Cavalry)

1st Regiment of Spahis, Bastille Day 2008 military parade on the Champs-Élysées, Paris.
  • 1er Régiment de Spahis (1st Spahis Regiment), 1ère Brigade Mécanisée (1st Mechanized Brigade) - Valence (26)
  • 1er Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique (1st African "Hunter" Regiment), Unité d'entrainement et de formation (Training Unit) - Canjuers
  • 1er Régiment de Chasseurs (1st "Hunter" Regiment), 7e Brigade Blindée (7th Armoured Brigade) - Thierville
  • 4e Régiment de Chasseurs (4th "Hunter" Regiment), 27e Brigade d'Infanterie de Montagne (27th Mountain Infantry Brigade) - Gap
  • 4e Régiment de Dragons, 7e Brigade Blindée (7th Armoured Brigade) - Carpiagne
  • 2e Régiment de Hussards (2nd Hussars Regiment), Brigade de Renseignement (Intelligence Brigade) - Haguenau
  • 2e Régiment de Dragons NBC (2nd NBC Dragoons Regiment), Commandement des Forces Terrestres (Land Forces Command) - Fontevraud
  • 3e Régiment de Hussards (3rd Hussars Regiment), Brigade Franco-Allemande (Joint French-German Brigade) - Metz
  • 12e Régiment de Cuirassiers (12th Cuirassier Regiment), 2e Brigade Blindée (2nd Armoured Brigade) - Olivet
  • 501e Régiment de Chars (501st Tank Regiment), 2e Brigade Blindée (2nd Armoured Brigade) - Mourmelon

Artillerie (Artillery)

  • 1er Régiment d'Artillerie (1st Artillery Regiment), 7e Brigade Blindée (7th Armoured Brigade) - Belfort
  • 8e Régiment d'Artillerie (8th Artillery Regiment), 7e Brigade Blindée (7th Armoured Brigade) - Commercy
  • 17e Groupe d'Artillerie (17th Artillery Battalion), Unité d'entrainement et de formation (Training Unit) - Biscarrosse
  • 28e Groupe Géographique (28th "Mapping" Battalion), Brigade de Renseignement (Intelligence Brigade) - Oberhoffen-sur-Moder
  • 40e Régiment d'Artillerie (40th Artillery Regiment), 2ème Brigade Blindée (2nd Armoured Brigade) - Suippes
  • 54e Régiment d'Artillerie (54th Artillery Regiment), 7e Brigade Blindée (7th Armoured Brigade) - Hyers
  • 61e Régiment d'Artillerie (61st Artillery Regiment), Brigade de Renseignement (Intelligence Brigade) - Chaumont
  • 68e Régiment d'Artillerie d'Afrique (68th African Artillery Regiment), 3e Brigade Mécanisée (3rd Mechanized Brigade) - La Valbonne

Artillerie Parachutistes ( Parachute Artillery )

Troupes de Montagne (Mountain Troops)

Génie (Engineers)

Génie Parachutistes ( Parachute Engineer )

  • 17e Régiment du Génie Parachutiste (17th Engineer Airborne Regiment), 11e Brigade Parachutiste (11th Airborne Brigade) - Montauban
  • 25e Régiment du Génie de l'Air (25th Air Engineer Regiment) - Istres

Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre (ALAT) ( Land Force Light Aviation )

  • 1er Régiment d'Hélicoptères de Combat (1st Combat Helicopter Regiment), Commandement des Forces Terrestres (Land Forces Command) - Phalsbourg
  • 3e Régiment d'Hélicoptères de Combat (3rd Combat Helicopter Regiment), Commandement des Forces Terrestres (Land Forces Command) - Étain
  • 5e Régiment d'Hélicoptères de Combat (5th Combat Helicopter Regiment), Commandement des Forces Terrestres (Land Forces Command) - Pau
  • 4e Régiment d'Hélicoptères des Forces Spéciales (4th Special Forces Helicopter Regiment), Brigade des Forces Spéciales (Special Forces Brigade) - Pau

Transmissions (Signals)

  • 28e Régiment de Transmissions (28th Signal Regiment), Brigade de Transmissions (Signal Brigade) - Issoire
  • 40e Régiment de Transmissions (40th Signal Regiment), Brigade de Transmissions (Signal Brigade) - Thionville
  • 41e Régiment de Transmissions (41st Signal Regiment) - Douai
  • 44e Régiment de Transmissions (44th Signal Regiment), Brigade de Renseignement (Intelligence Brigade) - Mutzig
  • 48e Régiment de Transmissions (48th Signal Regiment), Brigade de Transmissions (Signal Brigade) - Agen
  • 53e Régiment de Transmissions (53rd Signal Regiment), Brigade de Transmissions (Signal Brigade) - Lunéville
  • 54e Régiment de Transmissions (54th Signal Regiment), Brigade de Renseignement (Intelligence Brigade) - Haguenau
  • 785e compagnie de guerre électronique (785th Electronic Warfare Company) - Orléans

Train (Transportation)

511th Regiment of Transport, Bastille Day 2008 military parade on the Champs-Élysées, Paris
  • 121e Régiment du Train (121st Transportation Regiment), 1ere brigade logistique (1st Logistics Brigade) - Linas-Montlhery
  • 503e Régiment du Train (503rd Transportation Regiment), 1ere brigade logistique (1st Logistics Brigade) - Nîmes
  • 511e Régiment du Train (511th Transportation Regiment), 1ere brigade logistique (1st Logistics Brigade) - Auxonne
  • 515e Régiment du Train (515th Transportation Regiment), 1ere brigade logistique (1st Logistics Brigade) - Brie
  • 516e Régiment du Train (516th Transportation Regiment), 1ere brigade logistique (1st Logistics Brigade) - Toul
  • 519e Groupe de Transit Maritime - Toulon

Parachutistes Train ( Parachute Train )

  • 1er Régiment du Train Parachutiste (1st Airborne Transportation Regiment), 11e Brigade Parachutiste (11th Airborne Brigade) - Toulouse

Matériel (Quartermaster)

  • 2e Régiment du Matériel (2nd Quartermaster Regiment), Service de maintenance industrielle terrestre - Bruz
  • 3e Régiment du Matériel (3rd Quartermaster Regiment), Service de maintenance industrielle terrestre - Muret
  • 4e Régiment du Matériel (4th Quartermaster Regiment), Service de maintenance industrielle terrestre - Nîmes
  • 6e Régiment du Matériel (6th Quartermaster Regiment), Service de maintenance industrielle terrestre - Besançon
  • 7e Régiment du Matériel (7th Quartermaster Regiment), Service de maintenance industrielle terrestre - Lyon
  • 8e Régiment du Matériel (8th Quartermaster Regiment), Service de maintenance industrielle terrestre - Mourmelon

Other

  • Régiment de soutien opérationnel (Operational Support Regiment - Administrative) - Toulouse
  • Régiment Médical (Medical Regiment), 1re brigade logistique (1st Logistics Brigade) - La Valbonne

Troupes de Marine (Marine Troops)

Infanterie (Infantry)

  • 2e Régiment d'Infanterie de Marine (2nd Marine Infantry Regiment), 9e Brigade Légère Blindée de Marine (9th Light Armoured Marine Brigade) - Le Mans
  • 3e Régiment d'Infanterie de Marine (3rd Marine Infantry Regiment), 9e Brigade Légère Blindée de Marine (9th Light Armoured Marine Brigade) - Vannes
  • 6e Bataillon d'Infanterie de Marine (6th Marine Infantry Battalion), Unités en Pays Africain (Units in Africa) - Libreville (Gabon)
  • 9e Régiment d'Infanterie de Marine (9th Marine Infantry Regiment), Unités des départements et territoires d'Outre Mer Français (Units in French overseas departments and territories) - Cayenne (French Guyana)
  • 21e Régiment d'Infanterie de Marine (21st Marine Infantry Regiment), 6e Brigade Légère Blindée (6th Light Armoured Brigade) - Fréjus
  • Régiment de Marche du Tchad (Marching Regiment of Chad), 2e Brigade Blindée (2nd Armoured Brigade) - Meyenheim
  • Régiment d'Infanterie de Marine du Pacifique-Nouvelle Calédonie (Marine Infantry Regiment of the Pacific-New Caledonia), Unités des départements et territoires d'Outre Mer Français (Units in French overseas departments and territories) - Nouméa

Parachutistes d'Infanterie de Marine ( Marine Infantry Parachute )

Unités Blindées (Armoured Units)

Note: These units are technically part of the infantry but operate and use equipment similar to the Arme Blindée Cavalerie (Armoured Cavalry). Like the US Marine Corps, the Troupes de Marine do not use the definition "Cavalry".

Artillerie (Artillery)

Interarmes

Note: This unit combines infantry company, light cavalry squadron and artillery battery within the same regiment.

Légion Etrangère (Foreign Legion)

Each year, the French Foreign Legion commemorates and celebrates Camarón in its headquarters in Aubagne and Bastille Day military parade in Paris; featuring the Pionniers leading and opening the way.

Infanterie Etranger ( Foreign Infantry )

  • 2e Régiment Etranger d'Infanterie (2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment), 6e Brigade Légère Blindée (6th Light Armoured Brigade) - Nîmes
  • 3e Régiment Etranger d'Infanterie (3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment), Unités des départements et territoires d'Outre Mer Français (Units in French overseas departments and territories) - Kourou (French Guyana)
  • 4ème Régiment Etranger (4th Foreign Regiment), Castelnaudary, France, (Education regiment)
  • 1er Régiment Etranger (1st Foreign Regiment), Aubagne, France, (Recruiting Regiment, COM.LE - Commandment of the Foreign Legion, Transfer Regiment for incoming and outgoing soldiers from/to other Regiments, Secret Service of the FFL, Administration of the FFL)
  • 13e Demi-Brigade de la Légion Etrangère (13th Half-Brigade of the Foreign Legion), United Arab Emirates
  • Détachement de la Légion Etrangère à Mayotte (Foreign Legion Detachment of Mayotte), Unités des départements et territoires d'Outre Mer Français (Units in French overseas departments and territories) - Mayotte, Comore Islands

Parachutistes Etranger ( Foreign Airborne)

Arme Blindée Cavalerie Etranger (Foreign Armoured Cavalry)

Génie Etranger ( Foreign Engineers)

  • 6e Régiment Etranger du Génie (6th Foreign Engineer Regiemnt), 6e Brigade Légère Blindée (6th Light Armoured Brigade) - Laudun
    • DINOPS Teams ( Nautical Subaquatic Intervention Operational Detachment, French: Detachement d'Intervention Nautique Operationnelle Subaquatique )
  • 1e Régiment Etranger du Génie (1st Foreign Engineer Regiment), 6e Brigade Légère Blindée (6th Light Armoured Brigade) - Laudun
    • DINOPS Teams
  • 2e Régiment Etranger du Génie (2nd Foreign Engineer Regiment), 27e Brigade d'Infanterie de Montagne (27th Mountain Infantry Brigade) - Saint-Christol
  • DINOPS Teams
  • Mountain Commando Groups ( GCM )

Franco-Allemande( Franco-German Brigade )

See also

Notes

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