- Jydske Dragonregiment
Infobox Military Unit
unit_name= Jydske Dragonregiment
caption= Insignia of Jydske Dragonregiment
role= Armoured (one battalion)
Training (two battalions)
command_structure=Hærens Operative Kommando
ceremonial_chief=HM The Queen
motto= "Fortuna Fortes Juvat" (Fortune favors the Brave)
Jydske Dragonregiment (English: "Jutland Dragoon Regiment") is the sole pure armoured
regimentof the Royal Danish Army.
It was formed in
1932by the amalgamation of "3. Dragonregiment" in Århusand "5. Dragonregiment" from Randers. Original located in Randers, it moved to a new barrack in Holstebroin 1953, where it has been ever since.On July 19, 2005, Prinsens Livregimentwas merged with Jydske Dragonregiment.
The regiment today serves only in the armoured role, with one panserbataljon ("Armored Battalion") The opklaringsbataljon ("Recon Battalion") is now tasked with educating of the conspripts and has got a new name; Uddannelsebatajlon. This is done in two HBU units (Hærens Basis Uddannelse = "Army Basic Training") and one HRU unit (Hærens Reaktionsstyrkeuddannelse = "Army Reaction Force Training").
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