Regiment Infanterie Johan Willem Friso

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Regiment Infanterie Johan Willem Friso
Country Netherlands
BranchRoyal Netherlands Army
TypeArmoured infantry
SizeOne battalion
One HQ staff company
Beret emblemBaretembleem-JWF.jpg

The Regiment Johan Willem Friso is a line infantry regiment of the Royal Netherlands Army. Named after Johan Willem Friso of Orange-Nassau, it is the oldest and most senior regiment in the current order of battle. The regiment currently serves in the mechanized infantry role as 44 Armoured Infantry Battalion (44Painfbat) as part of 43 Gemechaniseerde (Mechanized) Brigade.[1]

Battle honours[edit]

44 Armoured Infantry Battalion JWF is deployed[when?] in Uruzgan, Afghanistan.


  1. ^ "Gevechtseenheden" (in Dutch). Royal Netherlands Army. Retrieved 10 November 2016.