11 Air Assault Brigade

11 Air Assault Brigade is a rapidly deployable light infantry combat unit. Air assault soldiers move around on foot or in light vehicles, as well as by helicopters.

11 Air Manoeuvre Brigade

When operating in concert with Defence Helicopter Command, 11 Air Assault Brigade and Defence Helicopter Command together are called 11 Air Manoeuvre Brigade (11 AMB). 11 AMB is able to conduct operations under a wide range of circumstances. These operations include peace missions, counterterrorism operations and crisis management operations. This highly mobile brigade can be deployed anywhere in the world within 20 days, and smaller units even within 7 days.

Red beret

Air assault soldiers wear a red beret, the international sign of paratroops and airborne troops.