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5th Spetsnaz Brigade

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Active  1963 – present
Garrison/HQ  Marina Gorka
Type  Special forces
5th Spetsnaz Brigade
Country  Soviet Union (1963–1991)  Belarus (1992–present)
Branch  Soviet Army (1963–1991) Special Forces of Belarus (1992–present)
Motto(s)  Anywhere, anytime, any problem

The 5th Spetsnaz Brigade is a special forces brigade of the Armed Forces of Belarus, formerly part of the Soviet Spetsnaz GRU.

History

It was formed at Maryina Gorka, Minsk Oblast, 1 January 1963 as the 5th Special Forces Brigade GRU. It initially had two battalions. On 3 April 1978 renamed 5th independent Special Forces Brigade GRU. Took the oath of allegiance to Belarus on 31 December 1992, now part of the Special Forces of Belarus (ru:Силы специальных операций ВС РБ) along with two brigades formerly part of the 103rd Guards Airborne Division.

References

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