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13 Armoured Brigade 1
13 Pantserbrigade (13 Pabrig)

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Unit Main Equipment Location Peace Strength War Strength
Staff and Staff Company
13 Armoured Brigade
              Oirschot 26/32/110 (168)
32/34/148/2 (216)
11 Tank Battalion [a] Leopard 1 Oirschot 28/77/306 (411) 36/103/441/2 (582)
49 Tank Battalion [b] Leopard 1, Leopard 1V 38/95/429/2 (564)
17 Armoured Infantry Battalion YPR-765 Oirschot 38/110/512 (660) 44/125/716/2 (887)
School Company 42 Armoured Infantry Battalion [c]                   Oirschot 4/32/29(65)
13 Armoured Antitank Company [d] YPR-765 PRAT Oirschot 7/21/82 (110) 9/26/135 (170)
13 Armoured Engineer Company                 Oirschot 8/25/132 (165) 7/27/182 (216)
12 Field Artillery Battalion M109A2/A3 Oirschot 33/88/305 (426) 31/91/438/2 (562)
12 Brigade Supply Company                     Oirschot 5/19/115 (139) 7/27/263 (297)
13 Brigade Repair Company                   Oirschot 8/54/188 (250) 8/48/192 (248)
13 Brigade Medical Company                   Oirschot 12/18/118 (148) 19/21/144/2 (186)

13 Armoured Brigade Peace Strength: 169/476/1897 (2542)
13 Armoured Brigade War Strength: 222/571/2953/12 (3758)

Notes

a. 11 Tank Battalion was initially to transition from Leopard 1 to Leopard 1V during 1985, concurrently adopting a new organisation type (the old battalion organisation is described in detail here). Due to continuous technical problems with the Leopard 1 upgrading programme and a labour strike in the German industry however the transition was deferred to 1986, as follows (as per the planning of July 1985): Staff and Support Squadron and B Squadron to be re-equipped in January 1986, A Squadron in May 1986 and C Squadron in November 1986.2 Given the persistence of the problems with the upgrading programme and the delays these had already caused it is quite possible that further delays occurred.3 5 
b. 49 Tank Battalion (RIM) was transitioning from Leopard 1 to Leopard 1V, concurrently adopting a new organisation type (the old battalion organisation is described in detail here). A Squadron was re-equipped in March 1985,  B Squadron and the Staff and Support Squadron in July 1985. C Squadron was to be re-equipped in January 1986, though again this may have been delayed due to the aforementioned problems.2 4 5 The battalion was filled by mobilisable squadrons that had fulfilled their active-duty period in 59 Tank Battalion and 101 Tank Battalion (Leopard 1V), and 11 Tank Battalion (Leopard 1) between four and twenty months prior to mobilisation. Once the re-equipment of 11 and 49 Tank Battalion was completed the battalion would be filled by 11 Tank Battalion entirely.6 8
c. This unit handled the first four months of basic training for conscript personnel that would serve their ten-month active-duty period with 42 Armoured Infantry Battalion in West Germany.7
d. Peacetime organisation; under command of 43 Armoured Infantry Brigade in wartime.

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1. For the brigade's role in 1 (NL) Corps covering force between 1979 and 1985, see 41Armoured Brigade, Operational Role: The Corps Covering Force.
2. SSA-MvD, CLAS/BLS 7486, Memorandum Realisatie Legerplan 149-5B d.d. 10 juli 1985.
3. According to the initial planning of 1982, 11 Tank Battalion was to transition between September 1984 and July 1985. SSA-MvD, CLAS/BLS 7486, Planningsmemorandum Instroming Leopard 1V, Leopard 2 (etc.) d.d. 29 december 1982. The last of the 468 Leopard 1Vs was delivered on 16 December 1987. Smit, Leopard 1, 95-96. Elands, Van Gils and Schoenmaker in fact state (in Geschiedenis 1 Divisie, 232) that 11 Tank Battalion was the last unit to be re-equipped, in 1987.
4. According to the initial planning of 1982 49 Tankbattalion was to transition between December 1984 and May 1985. SSA-MvD, CLAS/BLS 7486, op. cit.
5. For a detailed analysis of the problems with the Leopard 1 upgrading programme and their consequences, see NL-HaNA 2.13.182, inv. nr. 682, Aantekening DMKL "Het wapensysteem Leopard 1V" d.d. 28 augustus 1986, 6-8; HTK 1989-1990, kamerstuknr. 21610 ondernr. 2 (Rapport Leopardtanks Algemene Rekenkamer), 52-61, 68-71; Smit, Leopard 1, 95-100.
6. NIMH 205A/10, Aflossing van mobilisabele eenheden en -aanvullingen d.d. 11 november 1983. Ibid., d.d. 17 juni 1985. SSA-MvD, CLAS/BLS 7486, Memorandum Realisatie Legerplan 149-5B d.d. 10 juli 1985.
7. Van de Worp, 42 Schoolcie, 36. See also 41 Armoured Brigade, Force Profile.
8. RIM was the Dutch acronym for Direct Influx into Mobilisable Units (Rechtstreekse Instroming in Mobilisabele Eenheden). For a survey of the Royal Army's unit filling and reserve system see Gijsbers, Blik in de smidse, 2222-2231; Selles, Personele vulling; Berghuijs, Opleiding, 14-23. In English: Isby and Kamps, Armies, 341-343; Sorell, Je Maintiendrai: The Royal Netherlands Army within the Alliance, 94-96; Van Vuren, The Royal Netherlands Army TodayMilitary Review April 1982, 23-28.