Mykolaiv Battalion

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May 2014 – today National Police Motorized Infantry 100 men Mykolaiv Ukraine

Mykolaiv battalion (Батальйон Миколаїв), also known as Svyatyi Mykolai battalion, is a battalion in the structure of Ministry of Internal Affairs. The unit was sent to ATO zone in July 2014 and guarded important checkpoints and patrolled alongside the contact line. Due to the high amount of crime in Mykolaiv, the unit has been deployed to Mykolaiv city itself alongside regular police since 2016.


The structure of this company is unknown, most likely several platoons.


Universal Camouflage Pattern (UCP) is digital camouflage and not commonly used in Ukraine. The pattern performs well in the urban environment but general performance was many times questioned.


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.


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



Type: LAV | Quantity: 1


20th July 2014 – 1st September 2014

An initially successful large-scale operation to liberate a strategically important town ceased when Russian troops crossed the border into Ukraine.



There are no reports of losses among the volunteers.


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

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