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CFB Valcatier

Last modified: 20 Mar 2020, submitted by: Joker

Country: Canada    Region: Quebec

Locale: St Gabriel de Valcartier

Latitude: 46° 53' 30" N     Longitude: -72° 30' 24" E

Area use / Military Branches: Active


46°53'23"N 71°28'58"W CFB (Army) is under command of 2nd Canadian Div. Quebec

Valcatier is home to 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier. A large base hosting:
- 2 Canadian Division Support Group employs and supports deployable joint forces for domestic ops. with its subunits. Operations Services, Corporate Services, La Musique du Royal 22e Régiment, Information Technology Services, Technical Services, Personal Services and the Resource Conservation Branch

- 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group; a battle formation with an establishment of appx 5,000 Regular and Reserve forces with its subunits:
-- 5 Light Arty Regt (5 RALC)
-- 12e Armoured Regt (12 RBC)
-- 5 Combat Engineer Regiment (5 CER)
-- Hq and Signals Sq (HQ & Sig Sqn)
-- 1, 2 and 3 Battalions, Royal 22 Regt (R22eR)
-- 5 Service Battalion (5 Svc Bn)

Affiliated units:
- 5 Field Ambulance (5 Fd Amb)
- Dental Unit Det, Valcartier
- 5 Military Police Platoon (5 MPP)
- 430 Tac Helicopter Sq (430 Tac Hel Sq)
- 35 Canadian Brigade Group HQ (reserve)

- DRDC Valcartier Research Centre.
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) defence and security science and technology.

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