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2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
BranchCanadian Army Regular Force
Part of4th Canadian Division
Garrison/HQCFB Petawawa
Motto(s)Latin: Audacia et fortitudo (Strength and courage)[1]
NATO Map Symbol
Abbreviation2 CMBG

2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (2 CMBG; French: 2e Groupe-brigade mécanisé du Canada) is a Canadian Forces brigade group that is part of 4th Canadian Division of the Canadian Army. It is currently based in CFB Petawawa. One of its three infantry battalions is under the administration of 5th Canadian Division and is stationed at CFB Gagetown in New Brunswick.

Brigade units

Structure of the 2 CMBG
Structure of the 2 CMBG

1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) - Organization chart with regimental colours - Condensed.svg

2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Type Location
2 CMBG Headquarters & Signal Squadron HQ/Communications CFB Petawawa
2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Artillery CFB Petawawa
The Royal Canadian Dragoons Armoured CFB Petawawa
2 Combat Engineer Regiment Engineering CFB Petawawa
1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Mechanized infantry CFB Petawawa
2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Mechanized infantry CFB Gagetown
3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Light infantry CFB Petawawa
2 Service Battalion Combat Service Support CFB Petawawa

Two regular force units of other formations, 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron (of 1 Wing, Royal Canadian Air Force) and 2 Field Ambulance (of the Canadian Forces Health Services Group), are collocated with 2 CMBG at CFB Petawawa and work closely with the brigade group although technically not under full command. 2 Field Ambulance is under its operational control.

See also


  1. ^ "2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group". Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges. Canadian Heraldic Authority. Retrieved 6 November 2012.

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