The Royal Danish Army

The army consists of Denmark's professional landforces and the Danish conscripts.

The Army

The total strength of the Danish Army is approximately 7000-9000 professional troops, excluding conscripts undergoing basic training. In addition the army has a number of reservists attached and the ability to, within a short span of time, mobilize additional prepared light forces.

Current deployments

Internationally the Army currently deploys units to: 

  • The Balkans
  • Afghanistan
  • Estonia
  • Mali
  • Iraq
Internationale opgaver

On Estonia's Independence Day on 24 February, Danish soldiers from the enhanced Forward Presence mission participated in a parade in Tallinn.