5 Combat Engineer Regiment

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5 Combat Engineer Regiment
5e Régiment du génie de combat
Active 1977–present
Country  Canada
Branch Canadian Military Engineers
Type Combat engineers
Size Five squadrons
Part of 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
Garrison/HQ RHQ - CFB Valcartier
Abbreviation 5 CER

5 Combat Engineer Regiment (French: 5e Régiment du genie de combat) is a regular force regiment of the Canadian Military Engineers commanded by a lieutenant-colonel. It is currently located at CFB Valcartier, Quebec, and is assigned to 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group.

This unit is divided into five squadrons:

  • 51 Field Engineers Squadron (French: 51e Escadron du génie de combat)
  • 52 Field Engineers Squadron (French: 52e Escadron du génie de combat)
  • 53 Field Squadron (French: 53e Escadron du génie de combat)
  • 55 Support Squadron (Heavy Equipment) (French: 55e Escadron d'Appui)
  • 58 Administration Squadron (French: 58e Escadron de Commandement et Service)


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Order of precedence[edit]

Preceded by
4 Engineer Support Regiment
5 Combat Engineer Regiment Succeeded by
31 Combat Engineer Regiment (The Elgins) of Canadian Military Engineers