Kherson Company

Active:

May 2014 – today

Submission:

National Police

Role:

Mechanized Infantry

Size:

100 men

Garrison:

Kherson

Allegiance:

Government

Company Kherson (Рота Херсон) was originally created as volunteer battalion under the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The battalion was formed by Maidan self-defense forces in Kherson and other volunteers from the region. The commander of Kherson Battalion was killed in Illovaysk and the unit was briefly under the command of Donbas Battalion afterward. It is worth noting that the unit actively participated against the protesters of Crimea blockade in 2015/2016.


Recent News


List of news posts which mentions the unit.


Structure

In 2014, the battalion had six platoons (50 soldiers each) but the current structure of the unit is unknown.

Uniforms

 

Multicam

Locally made Multicam uniform is a cheap and popular variant for soldiers in Ukraine. The camouflage is designed for usage in various environments.

Flecktarn

Locally made Flecktarn uniform is very popular among volunteers across Ukraine. It’s cheap and widely available. The pattern works well in the various environment.

UCP

Universal Camouflage Pattern (UCP) is digital camouflage and not commonly used in Ukraine. The pattern performs well in the urban environment but general performance was many times questioned.

Equipment

 

BTR-70

Type: APC | Quantity: 1

BRDM-2

Type: LAV | Quantity: 1

Warpath

 

Illovaisk

6th August 2014 – 3rd September 2014

An initially successful large-scale operation to liberate strategically important train crossroad ceased when Russian regular forces crossed the border into Ukraine and encircled Ukrainian forces there.

Casualties

 

Manpower

Kherson company lost 9 soldiers during the Battle of Illovaysk.

Equipment

There are no reports of losses of equipment for this unit.

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Recent News

Invasion Day 280 – Summary

The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 30th November 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

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Website recap – November 2022

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

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Invasion Day 278 – Summary

The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 28th November 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

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Invasion Day 274 – Summary

The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 24th November 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

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Invasion Day 272 – Summary

The summary of the situation of Russian re-invasion to Ukraine covering the last 48 hours, as of 22nd November 2022 – 22:00 (Kyiv time).

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Structure

Uniforms

Vehicles

Losses

For Equipment losses, please visit dedicated page at:

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.