New tank battalion formed in northern Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The 12th Detached Tank Battalion is based in Chernihiv region; it will report to North Operative Command of Ukraine's Armed Forces
10:57, 12 June 2019
Oplot, MBT of Ukraine's Armed Forces
A new detached tank battalion is being shaped in Chernihiv region, northern Ukraine. The press office of North Operative Command of Ukraine's Armed Forces posted this on Facebook.
The 12th Detached Tank Battalion is formed in Honcharivske village, Chernihiv region; it will be based there. The unit is to subordinate and to report to the North Operative Command.
The Siverska 1st Detached Tank Brigade is also based in Honcharivske; the newly created unit is not a part of this brigade, being self-sufficient combat detachment. 

Currently, the staff are receiving vehicles and supplies. The manpower in this unit will only comprise of contract servicemen.

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