36th Marine Brigade was formed in 2015 on the basis of units withdrawn from the occupied Crimea – 1st and 501st Marine Battalion, which were previously part of Ukrainian 36th Coast Guard Brigade. The brigade participated in anti-terrorist operation since its formation, primarily in Mariupol direction. In February 2022, when Russia invaded Ukraine, the majority of the brigade was located in Mariupol.
Long awaited rotation of Ukrainian units in Donbas is finally under way.
UNITREP is our new series focusing on the current status of Ukrainian units. Today, we’ll talk about 36th Marine Brigade.
The list of Ukrainian units who have been heroically defending the besieged city of Mariupol for longer than 40 days and counting.
Transcarpathian Mountain brigade replaces 36th Marines Brigade in Donbas. They are deployed near Mariupol.
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.
Linear marine battalion of the brigade. In 2022, a few soldiers of the battalion were able to sneak out of the besieged Mariupol.
Equipped with 2S1 and 2S3 self-propelled artillery and BM-21 Grads.
The company provides protection against danger from the air. It’s equipped with 2K22 Tunguska and 2K35 Strela-10 vehicles.
This includes all rear elements such as engineers, communication, medics, and material support unit.
2022 - today
2015 - 2022
During the Siege of Mariupol in 2022, the brigade lost all of its T-80BV tanks and the majority of BMP-1s, BTR-80s and BTR-70 (if not all).
For Equipment losses, please visit dedicated page at: https://militaryland.net/vendor/36th-marine-brigade/