Sunday, May 26, 2013

Denmark




Denmark


Denmark
Capital:Copenhagen
NATO member nation




Greenland is controlled by Denmark
The Faroe Islands, located north of Scotland, is a dependency of Denmark


Forsvaret

Around 22,000 total active duty personnel 

Royal Danish Air Force (Flyvevabnet)
Approximately 3,476 personnel

F-16 fighter aircraft (30)


C-130 transport aircraft (4)
CL-604 Challenger transport aircraft (3)
Saab MFI T-17 trainer aircraft (27)

EH-101 Merlin helicopters (14)
Westland Lynx helicopters (7)
AS.550 Fennec helicopters (8)

HAWK surface-to-air missiles?
Stinger surface-to-air missiles

Hamlet (Improved Redeye) shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles. No longer in service?

Danish Air Force personnel wear light blue grey berets



Royal Danish Navy (Sovaerret)
About 3,400 personnel
HDMS prefix to vessel names.




Command and Support frigates (2)
L16
L17


Frigate, Air Defense (3)
F361
F362
F363

Frigates (4)
F357
F358
F359
F360
Submarines (6)
Icebreakers (3)
A551
A552
A553

Patrol ships (9)
P520
P521
P522
P523
P524
P525
P570
P571
Y388 Patrol Cutter


Environmental Protection Vessels (7)

Mine Sweepers (6)
MSD Class minesweepers
MSD5
MSD6

MSF Class minesweepers
MSF1
MSF2
MSF3
MSF4

MRD Class minesweepers (All sold or retired?)
MRD1
MRD2
MRD3
MRD4
MRD5
MRD6


MCM Denmark container based mine counter measures program.

Storebro SB90E boats (4)
Cartography vessels (6)
A541
A542
SKA-12
SKA-16
O-1
O-2

Transport Vessel
A559

Training ships
Y101
Y102

Royal Yacht
A540

Torpedo boats decommissioned
Submarines decommissioned


Harpoon anti-ship missiles
Sea Sparrow surface-to-air missiles on some ships.


MOBA anti-ship missile batteries with Harpoon missiles. Four launch tubes per truck.


Westland Lynx helicopters (7)
Alouette III helicopters

Fromandskorpset
Frogman corp or naval commandos









Danish naval personnel wear dark blue berets





Royal Danish Army (Haeren)
10,000 active duty personnel
4,000 reserve

Leopard 2 tanks (57)

M113 Armored Personnel Carriers (used in various roles including APC, ambulance, and TOW missile armed)

CV-90 Swedish made Infantry Fighting Vehicles (45)

MOWAG Piranha Swiss made Armored Personnel Carriers (90)

Cougar 6x6 wheeled armored vehicles (20)
MOWAG Eagle 1 reconnaissance vehicles (30)
MOWAG Eagle IV patrol vehicles (91)

Patria XA-185 armored vehicles used for armored ambulances
Mine clearing vehicles with Leopard 1 tank chassis
Bridge laying vehicles with Leopard 1 tank chassis
HMMWV utility vehicles
MAN trucks of various models. Used for various roles.

Raven short range tactical unmanned aerial vehicles

M-109 self propelled howitzers (12)




120mm mortars
60mm mortars

TOW anti-tank guided missiles

Carl Gustav anti-tank rocket launchers (DYKN M/85 84mm)
AT-4 anti-tank rocket launchers (PVV M/97 84mm)

AGK 40mm automatic grenade launcher
M203 40mm under barrel grenade launchers (GRK M/03)

M2 Browning .50 cal machine gun (Mg M/50)
MG3 machine gun (LMG M/62)
FN Minimi machine gun (MG/07)
Colt Automatic Rifle machine gun (LSV M/04)

Barrett M95 .50 cal sniper/anti-material rifles (MRG M/95 12.7mm) Mostly used for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)
Sako TRG .338LM sniper rifles (M/04)


C8 assault rifle (GV M/10 5.56mm)
C7 assault rifle (GV M/95 5.56mm)
C8 carbine (K M/96 5.56mm)
HK417 carbines?
All rifles and carbines are equipped with a C79 optical sight or Aimpoint sight.

HK MP5 9mm sub-machine guns
HK USP 9mm pistols
Sig P210 (P M/49 9mm)
Glock 17 9mm pistols
Glock 19 9mm pistols




Jaegerkorpset- Hunter Force or Hunter Corps. Danish Army Special Forces
Maroon berets


Sirius Arctic Patrol (Siaedepatruljen Sirius)- Special Forces. Actually part of the Royal Danish Navy Conduct dog sled patrols and Long Range Reconnaissance Patrols in Greenland.
M17/M53 rifles (Lee Enfield bolt action rifles chambered in .30-06)
M/49 pistols (Glock 20 pistols chambered in 10mm Auto)



Combat troops wear black berets

Military police wear red berets

Support troops wear green berets



Hjemmevaernet (HJV)- “Home Guard”. About 56,000 volunteers total. Army, Navy and Air  Force Home Guard units.

Army Home Guard- HHV
Saerlig Stotte og Rekognosceringskompagni (SSR)- Special Support and Reconnaissance company. Special Forces unit belonging to the Home Guard.


Air Force Home Guard- FHV

Navy Home Guard- MHV
Patrol Boats (30)

Police Home Guard- PO HJV

Company Home Guard- VHV



Danish Intelligence
Forsvarets Efterretningstjeneste (FE) or Danish Defense Intelligence Service (DDIS). Military and foreign intelligence agency.
Politiets Efterretningstjeneste (PET) or Danish Security and Intelligence Service (DSIS)- Domestic intelligence.




Greenland
Capital: Nuuk
2,166,086 square km 



Greenland Command
Sirius sled patrols 




Companies
Lego
Royal Dansk


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