30th Mechanized Brigade is a mechanized brigade of Armed Forces of Ukraine and successor of 30th Tank Division of Soviet Army. The brigade was one of the five brigades, which were capable of fighting after the annexation of Crimea. 30th Mechanized Brigade was deployed to the border with Crimea and later dispatched to defend Savur Mohyla. They were also deployed to Marinka and later Debaltsevo.

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Structure

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

Brigade’s Headquarters

The unit includes the headquarters, management and commandant platoon.

1st Mechanized Battalion

The first mechanized battalion of the brigade.

2nd Mechanized Battalion

The second mechanized battalion of the brigade.

3rd Mechanized Battalion

The third linear mechanized battalion of the brigade.

1st Rifle Battalion

The first rifle battalion of the brigade.

2nd Rifle Battalion

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

2nd Motorized Battalion

The battalion was formed in June 2014 as 2nd Territorial Defense Battalion “Horyn”. In 2015, the unit was reformatted as 2nd Motorized Battalion.

Tank Battalion

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.

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-90M

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 1

T-80UK

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 1

T-80U

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 1+

BMP-2

Type:

IFV

| Amount: 1+

BMP-1

Type:

IFV

| Amount:

BRMD-2

Type:

LAV

| Amount:

MT-LB

Type:

APC

| Amount:

MT-LBu

Type:

APC

| Amount:

BM-21 Grad

Type:

MLRS

| Amount:

2S1 Gvozdika

Type:

Artillery

| Amount:

2S3 Akatsiya

Type:

Artillery

| Amount:

2K22 Tonguska

Type:

Anti-Aircraft

| Amount:

9K35 Strela-10

Type:

Anti-Aircraft

| Amount:

until 2022

T-64BV

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 10+

T-64B

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 5+

Equipment Losses

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