Azov originated from Biletsky’s national organization Patriot of Ukraine. Its members participated in EuroMaidan and many of them joined the volunteer battalion. The unit was also supported by members of Automaidan and ultras of FC Metalist Kharkiv. The unit was reformed into a regiment in late 2014 and received military equipment from the government of…

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Structure

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

2022 - today

Unit’s Headquarters

The unit includes the headquarters, management and commandant platoon.

1st Guardsmen Battalion

The first linear infantry battalion of the unit.

2nd Guardsmen Battalion

The second linear infantry battalion of the unit.

3rd Guardsmen Battalion

The third linear infantry battalion of the unit.

Tank Company

The linear tank company of the unit.

Artillery Battalion

The artillery battalion of the unit.

Anti-Aircraft Defense Battalion

The air defense battalion of the unit.

Reconnaissance Company

The scouts of the unit.

2015 - 2022

1st Company, 1st Battalion

The company regularly attends training. Their history is unknown.

2nd Company, 1st Battalion

The second company.

3rd Company, 1st Battalion

The third company was deployed to Odesa in 2016. The unit has five platoons.

1st Company, 2nd Battalion

Originally part of the Tank Battalion but later reformed into a standalone unit and moved to the second battalion as first company. Defeated during the Battle of Mariupol in 2022.

2nd Company, 2nd Battalion

The “Iron Hundred” led the offensive on Shyrokine and nearby areas. Many members are part of the Azov since 2014. Defeated during the Battle of Mariupol in 2022.

3rd Company, 2nd Battalion

A formerly 4th company. The cadets underwent a special training and call themselves as “Spartans”. Defeated during the Battle of Mariupol in 2022.

Tank Company

The company is equipped with T-64B1M tanks and recovery vehicles. Defeated during the Battle of Mariupol in 2022.

Artillery Division

Division equipped with heavy D-30 artillery and 120mm mortars.

Uniforms

All images of uniforms listed below are taken from the official social media page of the unit.

Flecktarn

The uniform was used commonly during operations in 2014 and during 2015 was slowly replaced by Multicam. Some units, however, kept the uniform, mainly reservist and some veterans.

Mutlicam

The battalion decided to unite uniforms in order to get a more professional look. Locally made Multicam was selected and all frontline units received this camo.

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

BTR-3E1

Type:

APC

| Amount: 2+

MaxxPro

Type:

MRAP

| Amount:

2S1 Gvozdika

Type:

Artillery

| Amount: 1+

2014 - 2022

The regiment lost all of its equipment during the Battle of Mariupol in 2022.

T-64B1M

Type:

MBT

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BTR-4

Type:

APC

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BTR-3E1

Type:

APC

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BTR-80

Type:

APC

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BTR-70

Type:

APC

| Amount:

MT-LB

Type:

APC

| Amount:

MT-LB-ZU-23

Type:

APC

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BTR-3M1

Type:

Artillery

| Amount:

Varta

Type:

MRAP

| Amount:

Kozak-2

Type:

LAV

| Amount:

Kraz Shrek

Type:

LAV

| Amount:

Kraz Spartan

Type:

LAV

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Kraz Spartan Sarmat

Type:

LAV

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Kraz Kobra

Type:

LAV

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Kraz Coughar

Type:

LAV

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BTR-152

Type:

LAV

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BMM-4S

Type:

Medical

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BTS-4

Type:

Recovery vehicle

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Equipment Losses

# Vehicle Type Date of Loss Place
ID_1 Novator March 16, 2022 Mariupol, Donetsk Oblast

Manpower Casualties

For Equipment losses, please visit dedicated page at: https://militaryland.net/vendor/azov-regiment/

Manpower losses since the Russian invasion of Crimea and Donbas (2014 – today)

Manpower losses since the Russian invasion of Ukraine (2022 – today)

Disclaimer: Manpower casualties data are based on publicly available sources and social media. They do not represent final or official amount of losses and are subject to change.