Military Region North, Portuguese Army

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MILITARY REGION NORTH, PORTUGUESE ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Military Region North, Portuguese Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The tinctures are Brodure Gules, field Argent, Cross and tressure Azure. Mantling Azure doubled Argent. Crest a Castle Or with two Towers. The Cross symbolises Postugal and the Brodure the Military Region. The Crest is from the coat of Arms of Porto, where the Region's HQ was located.

The Motto translates as "Honour and Bavery".

Military Region North was deactivated in 2006.


Literature: Normas de Heráldica do Exército Regulamento da Simbologica do Exército