117th Mechanized Brigade is a unit of Ukrainian Ground Forces, created in February 2023 on the basis of 15th Separate Rifle Battalion. The unit was formed for the 2023’s Ukrainian summer offensive in Zaporizhzhia Oblast and is part of 10th Army Corps.

At least one mechanized battalion of the brigade was trained in Czech Republic.

Recent News

Zelenskyy visited positions of 10th Army Corps

Photos reveal possible composition of the newly formed army corps.

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New brigades are being formed

Ukrainians are seriously expanding its forces to repel Russian invasion and liberate the occupied land.

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Ukraine is forming new brigades

Ukrainian Ground forces continue to grow and form additional brigades to counter the Russian invasion.

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Structure

Here you can find the last known structure of the unit, including their insignias if available.

Brigade’s Headquarters

The unit includes the headquarters, management and commandant platoon.

1st Mechanized Battalion

Formed in 2022 as 15th Separate Rifle Battalion. In 2023, the unit was reformed as 1st Mechanized Battalion of 117th Brigade.

2nd Mechanized Battalion

The second linear mechanized battalion of the brigade.

3rd Mechanized Battalion

The third linear battalion of the brigade.

Tank Battalion

The linear tank battalion of the brigade.

Artillery Group

The group includes HQ, target acquisition unit, two self-propelled artillery battalions, rocket artillery unit and anti-tank unit.

Anti-tank Artillery Group.

The anti-tank artillery unit of the brigade.

Anti-Aircraft Defense Battalion

The air defense battalion of the brigade.

Reconnaissance Company

The scouts of the brigade.

Engineer Battalion

The engineers of the brigade.

Logistic Battalion

The logistic battalion of the brigade.

Maintenance Battalion

The repair & restoration battalion of the brigade.

Signal Company

The signal company of the brigade.

Radar Company

The radar and radiolocation company of the brigade.

Medical Company

The medics of the brigade.

CBRN Protection Company

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defence unit.

Equipment

Here you can find all equipment of the unit. All images of vehicles and weapons listed below are taken from the official social media page of the unit.

2022 – today

PT-91

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 31

MT-LB

Type:

APC

| Amount:

AS-90

Type:

SPG

| Amount: 5+

Equipment Losses

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