In February 2022, just days prior to the Russian full-scale invasion, the brigade was sent from Hostomel to Luhansk Oblast.

4th Brigade of Operational Purpose was rebranded as Rubizh Brigade under the Offensive Guard program in January 2023.

Recent News

Ukraine creates Offensive Guard brigades

The Ministry of Internal Affairs announced formation of new assault brigades to liberate Donetsk, Luhansk and Crimea.

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Structure

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

Unit’s Headquarters

The unit includes the headquarters, management and commandant platoon.

1st Battalion of Operational Assignment

The first linear battalion of the brigade.

2nd Battalion of Operational Assignment

The second linear battalion of the brigade.

Svoboda Battalion

Formed in April 2022 on the basis of Svoboda Volunteer Battalion.

4th Guardsmen Battalion

The fourth linear infantry battalion of the unit.

5th Battalion

5th Battalion of the brigade.

6th Guardsmen Battalion

The sixth linear infantry battalion of the unit.

Tank Company

The linear tank company of the unit.

Artillery Group

Artillery group of the brigade.

Anti-Aircraft Battalion

The anti-aircraft battalion of the brigade.

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

Brigade’s vehicles are marked with 6-4XX number.

T-72AV

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 5+

T-72B

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 2+

T-64BV

Type:

MBT

| Amount: 5+

BTR-3E

Type:

APC

| Amount: 5+

BTR-70

Type:

APC

| Amount: 3+

Sisu XA-180/185

Type:

APC

| Amount: 1+

M113

Type:

APC

| Amount: 5+

Varta

Type:

MRAP

| Amount:

Novator

Type:

MRAP

| Amount: 8+

Kraz Spartan

Type:

LAV

| Amount: 2+

D-30

Type:

Howitzer

| Amount: 5+

Equipment Losses

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