5th Tank Brigade (5-та окрема танкова бригада) is a reserve tank brigade of Armed Forces of Ukraine, formed in 2016. The unit participated in numerous of exercises, mainly near the occupied Crimea. The brigade uses exclusively T-72 tanks.
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1st Tank Battalion
First tank battalion of 5th Tank Brigade.
2nd Tank Battalion
Second tank battalion of 5th Tank Brigade.
3rd Tank Battalion
Third tank battalion of 5th Tank Brigade.
The battalion rides on BMP-1 vehicles.
Brigade’s artillery support
This includes all rear elements such as engineers, communication, medics, and material support unit.
The camouflage was officially adopted as standard camouflage of Armed Forces of Ukraine in 2014. The semi-arid, with the addition of digital pattern, works well in Ukrainian nature.
Type: MBT | Quantity: 5+
According to media, the unit should also use BMP-1s, but there is no visual proof so far.