42nd Mechanized Brigade is a mechanized Brigade of Ukrainian Ground Forces formed in 2023.

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Recap Deployment Map changes – Week 50

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

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Recap Deployment Map changes – Week 42

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

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Recap Deployment Map changes – Week 39

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

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Website recap – April 2023

A look back on what happened on our site during the past month.

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Ukrainian Army continues to expand

The command has decided to form two additional mechanized brigades and one elite unit.

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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 linear mechanized 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.

Perun Drone Strike Company

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.

Signal Company

The 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.

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-64BV mod.2017

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 5+

Stryker

Type:

APC

| Amount: 1+

BMP-1LB

Type:

10+

| Amount: APC

MaxxPro

Type:

MRAP

| Amount:

Equipment Losses

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

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