24th Mechanized Brigade is a mechanized brigade of Ukrainian Armed Forces. It’s a successor of 24th Infantry Division of Soviet Army, which became part of Ukrainian Armed Forces after the collapse of Soviet Union. The brigade participated in peacekeeping missions in Kosovo, Iraq and numerous exercises abroad. In 2014, the unit was involved in liberation of Slovyansk, Kramatorsk and later Lysychansk.

At the start of the Russian full-scale invasion in 2022, the brigade was deployed in the area of Popasna, Zolote and Krymske.

Recent News

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Structure

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

3rd Motorized Battalion

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Brigade’s Headquarters

The unit includes the headquarters, management and commandant platoon.

1st Mechanized Battalion

First assault battalion was one of the first units that were deployed to Eastern Ukraine in 2014. They later participated in the battle of Greorgievka.

2nd Mechanized Battalion

The unit was deployed to the border with Russia in 2014 and later to Bahmutka Highway.

3rd Mechanized Battalion

The 3rd Mechanized Battalion of the brigade, named “Iron Bulls”.

Tank Battalion

Tank battalion of the brigade equipped with T-72 tanks.

1st Rifle Battalion

Linear rifle battalion of the brigade, formed after the Russian full-scale invasion.

2nd Rifle Battalion

Linear rifle battalion of the brigade, formed after the Russian full-scale invasion.

Artillery Group

Brigade artillery group equipped with 2S1 and 2S3 self-propelled artillery vehicles.

Anti-Aircraft Defense Battalion

The air defense battalion of the brigade.

Reconnaissance Company

Brigade scouts. The unit is equipped with BRDM-2s.

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.

UAV strike company Raroh

The company of striking unmanned aerial systems of the brigade.

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

T-72B3M

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 1

T-72M1V

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 3

BMP-2

Type:

IFV

| Amount: 38

BVP M-80A

Type:

IFV

| Amount:

MT-LB

Type:

APC

| Amount: 17

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M113

Type:

APC

| Amount: 1+

FV103 Spartan

Type:

APC

| Amount:

BRDM-2

Type:

LAV

| Amount: 2

HMMWV

Type:

IMV

| Amount: 1+

9K35 Strela-10

Type:

Anti-Aircraft

| Amount: 12

2K22 Tunguska

Type:

Anti-Aircraft

| Amount: 8+

BM-21 Grad

Type:

Artillery

| Amount: 18

2S1 Gvozdika

Type:

Artillery

| Amount: 18

2S3 Akatsiya

Type:

Artillery

| Amount: 18

M109L

Type:

SPG

| Amount: 1+

until 2022

T-72AMT

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 2

T-72AV

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 13

BMP-2

Type:

IFV

| Amount: 38

MT-LB

Type:

APC

| Amount: 17

BRDM-2

Type:

LAV

| Amount: 2

2S1 Gvozdika

Type:

Artillery

| Amount: 18

2S3 Akatsiya

Type:

Artillery

| Amount: 18

BM-21 Grad

Type:

Artillery

| Amount: 18

2K22 Tunguska

Type:

Anti-Aircraft

| Amount: 8+

9K35 Strela-10

Type:

Anti-Aircraft

| Amount: 12

Equipment Losses

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