79th AirAssault Brigade

Recent News

New insignias for AirAssault troops

Seven units of Air Assault Forces of Armed Forces of Ukraine received brand new insignias. The insignias respect historic and national military symbolism.

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Troops rotation in Donbas

The time has come for several units of Armed Forces of Ukraine. They served their time in the combat zone and returned back to their homes.

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Operation Report 2019 – Week #20

Operation reports are summary of what happened in Joint forces operation zone (previously known as Anti-Terrorist Operation zone or ATO) during the last week. 

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Operation Report 2019 – Week #19

Operation reports are summary of what happened in Joint forces operation zone (previously known as Anti-Terrorist Operation zone or ATO) during the last week. 

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Operation Report 2019 – Week #18

Operation reports are summary of what happened in Joint forces operation zone (previously known as Anti-Terrorist Operation zone or ATO) during the last week. 

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Structure

1st Assault Battalion

The first linear assault battalion.

2nd Assault Battalion

The second linear assault battalion.

3rd Assault Battalion

The third linear assault battalion, formed by volunteers in 2014.

Tank company

The tank company of 79th AirAssault Brigade, equipped with T-80BV tanks.

Reconnaissance Company

Artillery Group

The group contains self-propelled company, howitzer company and MLRS company.

Anti-Aircraft Company

The anti-aircraft protection of 79th AirAssault Brigade.

Engineering Company

Material Support Company

Landing Support Company

CBRN Protection Company

Medical Company

Communication Company

Headquarters

The staff.

Proving Grounds

Uniforms

MM-14

The camouflage was officially adopted as standard camouflage of Armed Forces of Ukraine in 2014. The semi-arid, with the addition of digital pattern, works well in Ukrainian nature.

Vehicles

T-80BV

Type:

MBT

| Amount:

10

BTR-80

Type:

APC

| Amount:

20+

MLS Shield

Type:

LAV

| Amount:

11

BRDM-2

Type:

APC

| Amount:

5+

GRAD-1

Type:

MLRS

| Amount:

5+

2S1 Gvozdika

Type:

Artillery

| Amount:

5+

Losses

For Equipment losses, please visit dedicated page at:

Manpower losses since the Russian invasion of Crimea and Donbas (2014 - today)

Manpower losses since the Russian invasion of Ukraine (2022 - today)

Disclaimer: Manpower casualties data are based on publicly available sources and social media. They do not represent final or official amount of losses and are subject to change.