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1st Tank Brigade (Ukraine)

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Branch  Ground Forces
Role  Armoured
Type  Armoured Forces
Size  Brigade
1st Tank Brigade (Ukraine)
Active  12 December 1942–present
Country  Soviet Union (1942–1991)  Ukraine (1991–present)

The 1st Tank Brigade (Ukrainian: 1-ша окрема танкова бригада) is a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces. The Brigade is located in Honcharivske.

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History

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.

On 18 November 2015 the Soviet decorations of brigade's full name (1st Separate Guards Tank 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) were removed, leaving the full name of 1st Guards Tank Brigade (Ukrainian: 1-ша окрема гвардійська танкова бригада). On 22 August 2016, its Guards title was also removed. 

Order of battle

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

  • 1945 received the Guards designation.
  • ??? received the Order of the Red Star
  • ??? received the Order of the Red Banner
  • ??? received the Order of Alexander Nevsky
  • ??? received the Order of Kutuzov
  • ??? received the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky
  • References

    1st Tank Brigade (Ukraine) Wikipedia


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