3rd Army Aviation Regiment (Ukraine)
|3rd Army Aviation Regiment
3 окремий полк армійської авіації
Patch of the 3rd Army Aviation Regiment
|Branch||Ukrainian Ground Forces|
|Role||Intercepting slow moving aerial targets, rescue, transporting high ranking army officials|
|Part of||8th Army Corps|
|Garrison/HQ||Brody Lviv Oblast Ukraine|
|Engagements||Soviet war in Afghanistan|
The 3rd Army Aviation Regiment is an army aviation formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces. The regiment is part of the 8th Army Corps.
The regiment began its service as the 119th Separate Helicopter Regiment of the 13th Army. Later the Regiment was transferred to the 38th Army Corps. On August 26, 2004 the Regiment was reformed into a Brigade. In 2005 the Brigade was transferred to the 8th Army Corps.
- International Air Power Review #15