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1st Armoured Regiment

1st Armoured Regiment
1st Armoured Regiment is an armoured regiment of the Australian Army and is the senior regiment of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps.

1st Armoured Regiment (1 Armd Regt) is part of 1st Brigade and based at Robertson Barracks, Darwin.

1 Armd Regt is the only armoured unit in the Australian Army to be equipped with the M1A1 Abrams main battle tank. 

Formed as a tank unit in the newly created Australian Regular Army on 7 July 1949, 1 Armd Regt subsequently saw service during the Vietnam War. 

The motto of 1st Armoured Regiment is ‘Paratus’, which is Latin for ‘Ready’.

Last updated
14 December 2016
Army: Courage. Initiative. Respect. Teamwork.
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