21st Mechanized Brigade is a mechanized Brigade of Ukrainian Ground Forces formed in 2023. The brigade was trained in Sweden and is equipped with Swedish-donated equipment.

Recent News

47th Mechanized Brigade receives Abrams tanks

The original tank battalion of the brigade returns under its command.

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The Swedish Brigade received Rosomaks

At least one battalion of 21st Mechanized Brigade got Polish armored personnel carriers.

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Recap Deployment Map changes – Week 44

The weekly recap of the latest unit changes on our Deployment map.

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

19th Rifle Battalion


19 ОСБ

Brigade’s Headquarters

The unit includes the headquarters, management and commandant platoon.

1st Mechanized Battalion

The first linear battalion of the brigade.

2nd Mechanized Battalion

The second linear mechanized battalion of the brigade.

3rd Mechanized Battalion

The third linear mechanized 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-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.


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

Stridsvagn 122



| Amount: 10

Leopard 2A6



| Amount: 2+

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Leopard 1A5DK



| Amount: 1+




| Amount: 10+

KTO Rosomak



| Amount: 5+

2S1 Gvozdika



| Amount: 2+

BM-21 Grad



| Amount: 2+

Equipment Losses

# Vehicle Type Number Date of Loss Place
ID_56 CV9040 July 29, 2023 Svatove direction, Luhansk Oblast
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