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Operation Report 2021 – Week #14

Operation Report is a summary of what happened in the Joint Forces Operation Zone (previously known as Anti-Terrorist Operation zone or ATO) during the last week.

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Troops rotation – Summer 2019

Summer of 2019 marked a significant change of forces in Donbas. Two brigades have been replaced and social reports reveal deployment of several more units.

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Another batch of emblems approved

Three units of Armed Forces of Ukraine officially received new insignias. The insignias respect historic and national military symbolism.

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Structure

Here you can find the last known structure of the unit, including their insignias 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.

2nd Rifle Battalion

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

12th Motorized Battalion

Formed in 2014 as 12th Battalion of Territorial Defense Brigade and in June 2016 assigned under the command of 72nd Brigade.

48th Rifle Battalion

Rifle 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.

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.

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-64BV

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MBT

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T-64B

Type:

MBT

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BMP-2

Type:

IFV

| Amount: 4+

BMP-1

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IFV

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MT-LB

Type:

APC

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BRDM-2

Type:

LAV

| Amount: 5+

BM-21

Type:

MLRS

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2S1 Gvozdika

Type:

Artillery

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2S3 Akatsiya

Type:

Artillery

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M109A3GN

Type:

Artillery

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2K22 Tunguska

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Anti-Aircraft

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9K35 Strela-10

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Anti-Aircraft

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Equipment Losses

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