Luhansk-1 Battalion

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Active Submission Role Size Garrison Alligience
April 2014 – today National Police Motorized Infantry 300 men n/a Ukraine

Luhansk-1 battalion (Батальйон Луганськ-1), a volunteer unit in the structure of Ministry of Internal Affairs and deployed to Donbas since 2014 without a break. The unit was created together with Timur and Stakhanov battalions but due to clashes in Luhansk city, the battalion was forced to relocate to Dnipro while Timur ceased to exist and Stakhanov wasn’t formed at all. The unit is actively supported by political party Fatherland. All equipment, including vehicles and uniforms, were purchased through donations and volunteer funds.


1st Company

No information about this company is available.


2nd Company

No information about this company is available.

3rd Company

No information about this company is available.

 

Multicam

Locally made Multicam uniform is a cheap and popular variant for soldiers in Ukraine. The camouflage is designed for usage in various environments.

Flecktarn

Locally made Flecktarn uniform is very popular among volunteers across Ukraine. It’s cheap and widely available. The pattern works well in the various environment.

British DPM

Locally made British DPM is popular among Ukrainian volunteers. It’s cheap and widely available, same as Flecktarn. Works well in the natural environment.

 

BRDM-2

Type: LAV | Quantity: 1

Sievierodonetsk

April 2014 – 22 July 2014

One of the most important industrial city of Donbas was captured by militants in April 2014. The city was surrounded in July from three sides and liberated on July 22.

Krymske

April 2014 – 22 July 2014

One of the most important industrial city of Donbas was captured by militants in April 2014. The city was surrounded in July from three sides and liberated on July 22.

 

Manpower

One soldier died due to illness after serving on the front.

Equipment

There are no reports of losses of equipment for this unit.

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