Spanish Army VII Brigade "Galicia"
Spanish Army VII Brigade "Galicia"

Spanish Army VII Brigade “Galicia”

The VII Brigade also known as the Galicia is a major tactical military formation composed of three regiment plus combat supporting elements and it is one of the Division Castillejos of the Land Force of the Spanish Army (Ejército de Tierra). The Brigade consists of soldiers trained and equipped to operate as a key element for force projection, or in a framework for the creation of tactical groupings. Their specialty allows enough flexibility to function across the spectrum of conflict. The VII Brigade “Galicia” Headquarters in Galicia, Spain. Galicia is an autonomous community of Spain and historic nationality under Spanish law. Located in the northwest Iberian Peninsula, it includes the provinces of A Coruña, Lugo, Ourense and Pontevedra.

Spanish Army VII Brigade "Galicia"
Spanish Army VII Brigade “Galicia”

The VII Brigad comprises the following units:
VI Headquarters Battalion in Paracuellos del Jarama
8th Cavalry Regiment “Lusitania” in Marines
I/8th Light Armored Cavalry Group “Sagunto” with Centauro tank destroyers and VEC-M1 cavalry scout vehicles
4th Paratroopers Infantry Regiment “Nápoles” in Paracuellos del Jarama
I/4th Paratroopers Infantry Bandera “Roger de Flor”
II/4th Protected Infantry Bandera “Roger de Lauria” with RG-31 Nyala MRAPs
5th Infantry Regiment “Zaragoza” in Alcantarilla
I/5th Protected Infantry Bandera “Ortiz de Zárate” with BMR-M1 armored personnel carriers
VI Field Artillery Group in Paracuellos del Jarama with L-118A1 105mm light field howitzers
VI Engineer Battalion in Paracuellos del Jarama
VI Logistic Group in Paracuellos del Jarama

Spanish Army VII Brigade "Galicia"
Spanish Army VII Brigade “Galicia”

Gallery for Spanish Army VII Brigade “Galicia”

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