Republic of Korea Army Mechanized Infantry
Republic of Korea Army Mechanized Infantry

Republic of Korea Army Mechanized Infantry


The Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) Mechanized Infantry Unit. They advance through rough terrain with armored vehicles optimized in mobility, firepower and armor. Armed with advanced equipment specialized for ground warfare. Equipped with powerful combat systems through the introduction of state-of-the-art equipment such as thermal imaging sights, laser range finders and digital ballistic computers. To conduct offensive maneuver warfare, the ROK military gained offensive maneuver capability by reorganizing some of its infantry divisions into mechanized units. It reorganized other infantry divisions as well, and increased unit force capability with new firearms to secure combat capability at the initial stage of a war.
Republic of Korea Army Mechanized Infantry
Republic of Korea Army Mechanized Infantry

The mechanized infantry divisions each had three mechanized/maneuver brigade headquarters, a cavalry battalion, and a mix of nine armor and mechanized infantry battalions. To construct a real-time integrated firepower operation system, the structure of the ground force is being reorganized systematically to enhance fire support capability, and artillery units are gradually being transformed to autonomous ones to enhance mobility and shorten operational reaction time. The computerization of fire direction systems and the utilization of long-range striking systems and target acquisition systems have also contributed to the efficiency of fire operation.

Republic of Korea Army Mechanized Infantry
Republic of Korea Army Mechanized Infantry
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