1st Guards Armoured Brigade (Ukraine)

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1st Guards Armored Brigade
1-а танкова бригада
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Sleeve patch for the 1st Armored Brigade
Active December 12, 1942 - present
Country Ukraine
Branch Ukrainian Ground Forces
Type Brigade
Role Armored
Part of 8th Army Corps
Garrison/HQ А1815 Honcharivske[1] Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine
Mascot Wolf
Equipment T-64[2]
56 T-64BM "Bulat"[3]
Engagements World War II
Decorations Order of the Red Banner
Order of Alexander Nevsky
Order of Kutuzov
Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky
Order of the Red Star
Commanders
Current
commander
Colonel Ihor Shpak[4]
Insignia
Guards unit Ukrainian guards.jpg
Armored branch insignia Tankovi.jpg

The 1st Guards Armoured Brigade is a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces. The Brigade is located in Honcharivske. The full name of the Brigade is 1st Separate Guards Armoured Novohrad Orders of the Red Banner, Kutuzov, Bogdan Khmelnitsky, Alexander Nevsky and Red Star Brigade, (Ukrainian: 1-а окрема гвардійська танкова Новгородська орденів Червоного Прапора, Кутузова, Богдана Хмельницького, Олександра Невського і Червоної Зірки бригада)[5]

History[edit]

The Brigade was formed from the 292nd Guards Armored Novohrad Orders of the Red Banner, Kutuzov, Bogdan Khmelnitsky, Alexander Nevsky and Red Star Regiment of the 72nd Mechanized Division and 280th Armored Regiment of the 25th Mechanized Division.

Order of battle[edit]

  • 1st Armored Battalion[6][7]
  • 2nd Armored Battalion[7]
  • 3rd Armored Battalion[7]
  • 4th Mechanized Battalion
  • Brigade Artillery Group
    • Artillery Battalion
    • Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
    • Reactive Artillery Battalion
  • Support Units

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