Svyatoslav Company

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May 2014 – today National Police Mechanized Infantry 90 men Kropyvnytskyi Government

Svyatoslav company (Рота Святослав), previously known as Battalion Kirovograd, is a volunteer unit established in the Kirovohrad region.  Kirovohrad battalion was deployed to liberated Debaltsevo to protect public order in 2014. On December 10, 2016, Kirovograd battalion was renamed to Svyatoslav, in honor of Prince Svyatoslav. In 2018, the battalion was reorganized into a company and its staff reduced to 90 soldiers.

STRUCTURE


The current structure of the unit is unknown.

UNIFORMS

Multicam

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

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.

EQUIPMENT

 

BRDM-2

Type: LAV | Quantity: 1

WARPATH

Vuhlehirsk 2015

18th January 2015 – 31st January 2015

Russian forces began an assault on Vuhlehirsk from multiple directions. Ukrainian defence lines collapsed after several days. Multiple counterattacks were launched but all failed.

CASUALTIES


Manpower

No reports for this unit.

Equipment

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