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5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5 CMBG) is a formation of the Canadian Army. There are eight units in the group: a light artillery regiment, armoured regiment, combat engineer regiment, headquarters and signals squadron, three infantry battalions and a service battalion. In total, 5 CMBG includes about 5,000 members of the Regular and Reserve forces, as well as civilian staff. Brigade group headquarters is located at CFB Valcartier in Quebec.



  • 5e Régiment d’artillerie légère du Canada (5 RALC) 
  • 12e Régiment blindé du Canada (12 RBC)
  • 5 Combat Engineer Regiment (5 CER)
  • Headquarters and Signals Squadron (HQ & Sig Sqn)
  • 1 Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment (1 R22eR)
  • 2 Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment (2 R22eR)
  • 3 Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment (3 R22eR)
  • 5 Service Battalion (5 Svc Bn)

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