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304 Infantry Brigade
304 Infanteriebrigade (304 Infbrig)

424 Lttcie423 Lttcie325 Infbat322 Infbat321 Infbat319 Infbat 304 Ltverkesk 304 Afdra 303 Ltverkesk Ststcie 304 Infbrig304 Infbrig

Unit Main Equipment Location Peace Strength War Strength
Staff and Staff Company
304 Infantry Brigade [a]
                  21/24/127/2 (174)
303 Light Reconnaissance Squadron [b]                         7/22/105 (134)
304 Light Reconnaissance Squadron [c]                         7/22/105 (134)
319 Infantry Battalion [d]                        34/117/597/2 (750)
321 Infantry Battalion [e]                         34/117/597/2 (750)
322 Infantry Battalion [f]                    34/117/597/2 (750)
325 Infantry Battalion [g]                        34/117/597/2 (750)
304 Horse Artillery Battalion [h] M101 44/105/407/2 (558)
423 Light Transport Company [i]                         5/16/141 (162)
424 Light Transport Company [j]                       5/16/141 (162)

304 Infantry Brigade Peace Strength:
304 Infantry Brigade War Strength: 225/673/3414/12 (4324)

Notes

a. Filled by mobilisable personnel that had fulfilled their active-duty period in Staff and Staff Company, 43 Armoured Infantry Brigade up to five and a half years prior to mobilisation.1
b. Filled by mobilisable personnel from 53 Reconnaissance Squadron (RIM) (disbanded in 19832) after their fourteen to sixteen-month RIM period in that unit had expired, up to eight years prior to mobilisation. After 1987 filled by A Squadron, 105 Reconnaissance Battalion (RIM).1 4
c. Filled by mobilisable personnel from A Squadron, 105 Reconnaissance Battalion (RIM) after their fourteen to sixteen-month RIM period in that unit had expired, up to eight years prior to mobilisation.1
d. Filled by mobilisable personnel that had fulfilled their active-duty period in 41 Armoured Infantry Battalion up to eight and a half years prior to mobilisation.1
e. Filled by mobilisable personnel that had fulfilled their active-duty period in 12 Armoured Infantry Battalion up to eight and a half years prior to mobilisation.1
f. Filled by mobilisable personnel that had fulfilled their active-duty period in 11 Armoured Infantry Battalion up to eight and a half years prior to mobilisation.1
g.Filled by mobilisable personnel that had fulfilled their active-duty period in 43 Armoured Infantry Battalion up to eight and a half years prior to mobilisation.1
h. Filled by mobilisable personnel from 13 Horse Artillery Battalion (RIM) after their fourteen to sixteen-month RIM period in that unit had expired, up to eight years prior to mobilisation.1 4
i. Filled by personnel from the general pool of mobilisable reserves (vrij-indeelbaar bestand) that had fulfilled their active-duty period in relevant functions up to twelve and a half years prior to mobilisation.1 These companies enabled the brigade to (re)deploy in one move. Each company had three platoons, each probably with 20 x three-tonne truck (DAF YA-314 or perhaps YA-328) and 1 x DAF YA-314 with one-tonne trailer.3

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1. NIMH 205A/10, Aflossing van mobilisabele eenheden en -aanvullingen d.d. 27 mei 1980. Ibid., d.d. 11 november 1983. Ibid., d.d. 17 juni 1985.
2. NL-HaNA 2.13.182, inv. nr. 514, Planningsmemorandum Reorganisatie Tank- en Verkenningseenheden d.d. 1 november 1982, Bijlage I-B.  
3. Capacity: Geerts, De territoriale beveiliging, 313. Organisation and equipment outline: Website Geschiedenis Bevoorrading en Transport, 105 Transportbataljon. 
4. RIM was the Dutch acronym for Direct Influx into Mobilisable Units (Rechtstreekse Instroming in Mobilisabele Eenheden). GRIM was a variant of this system, meaning "Largely RIM" (Grotendeels 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.