Mykolaiv Battalion

Mykolaiv battalion was a volunteer battalion of Special Purpose Police Forces, created in May 2014 in Mykolaiv Oblast. The unit actively participated in the combat operations in Donbas.

On February 26, the battalion defended Mykolaiv against the advancing Russian troops alongside other military formations of Ukrainian Police and Armed Forces.

On May 5, 2022, the unit was reorganized into the Taurus police battalion.

Recent News

Mykolaiv Battalion available

Mykolaiv battalion’s page has been added to our site. The page contains the unit’s structure, equipment, uniforms, and warpath.

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

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.


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


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.


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




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