3rd Assault Brigade is a unit of Ukrainian Ground Forces formed on March 9, 2022, on the basis of territorial defense unit Azov.

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Recap Deployment Map changes – Week 48

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

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Order of Battle Deep Dive – 3rd Assault Brigade

Estimated organization of Ukrainian 3rd Assault Brigade as of September 2023.

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Active units of Azov

Ukrainian units of Azov Movement became one of the main symbols of the resistance against Russian occupation and invasion.

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Azov-Dnipro becomes part of Ground Forces

The well known 98th Battalion of 108th Territorial Defense Brigade is no longer part of the Territorial Defense Forces.

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A new Assault Brigade was formed in the Army

Ukrainian Command continues to cooperate with volunteer formations and nationalist organizations to create elite units.

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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 Assault Battalion

First assault battalion of the 3rd Assault Brigade, led by a former commander of Kyiv’s branch of Centuria.

2nd Assault Battalion

The second assault battalion of the brigade.

1st Mechanized Battalion

Formed in February 2022 as 98th Territorial Defense Battalion Azov-Dnipro. Reformed in late 2022 as 1st Mechanized Battalion of 3rd Assault Brigade.

2nd Mechanized Battalion

The second mechanized battalion of the brigade.

1st Rifle Battalion

The first linear rifle battalion of the brigade, formed in 2023.

2nd Rifle Battalion

The second rifle battalion of the brigade.

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-Tank Battalion

The anti-tank battalion of the brigade.

Anti-Aircraft Defense Battalion

The air defense battalion of the brigade.

Terra Unit

Air Reconnaissance unit of the brigade, formed in 2022 by volunteers.

Hornet Unit

Reconnaissance and strike unit Hornet of 3rd Assault Brigade.

Kryla Unit

An Air Reconnaissance unit of the brigade.

Reconnaissance Company

The scouts of the brigade.

Sniper Company

Snipers of the brigade.

Engineer Battalion

Engineer battalion of the brigade.

Logistic Battalion

The logistic battalion of the brigade.

Signal Company

Signal company of the brigade.

Maintenance Battalion

The repair & restoration battalion of the brigade.

Radar Company

The radar and radiolocation company of the brigade.

Medical Company

The medics of the brigade.

Technology Center Nova

Technology center of the brigade.

ORBAT

ORBAT created by Sirdo

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-90A

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 2+

T-72M

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 5+

BMP-1

Type:

IFV

| Amount: 2+

YPR-765

Type:

APC

| Amount: 10+

M113

Type:

APC

| Amount: 5+

M113AS4

Type:

ALV

| Amount: 1+

2S19 Msta-S

Type:

SPH

| Amount: 1

AS-90

Type:

SPH

| Amount: 5+

Bastion-02

Type:

MLRS

| Amount: 1+

Bastion-01

Type:

MLRS

| Amount: 2+

KS-19

Type:

SPG

| Amount: 2+

M119

Type:

Artillery

| Amount: 1+

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International Maxxpro

Type:

MRAP

| Amount: 1+

Equipment Losses

We currently don’t have information about the unit’s equipment casualties. Please check back later.
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