The Armored Regiment was formed 25 June 1941 when the Armored Battalion was upgraded to a regiment. The regiment spends 1942 and most of 1943 in training and waiting for replacements of their outdated tanks to be delivered from Germany.
It was upgraded to the Armored Brigade 1 Oct 1943.

For more in-depth information, see the Employment of Armored Fighting Vehicles by Bulgaria article.

Order of battle

HQ
  Staff Company
1. Armored Battalion
  1. Company
    3 x Platoon
  2. Company
    3 x Platoon
  3. Company
    3 x Platoon
2. Armored Battalion
  4. Company
    3 x Platoon
  5. Company
    3 x Platoon
  6. Company
    3 x Platoon

Armored Regiment on maneuvers near Nova Zagora 1942
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(Courtesy of Lost Bulgaria, licensed under Creative Commons)

Sources used

Kaloyan Matev - Armored Vehicles 1935-1945 (Equipment and Armor in the Bulgarian Army)

Reference material on this unit

Kaloyan Matev - Armored Vehicles 1935-1945 (Equipment and Armor in the Bulgarian Army)

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