In Ukraine will be formed more than 150 territorial defence battalions
As part of the deployment of the territorial defense system in Ukraine will be formed more than 150 battalions.
Reported by Militarnyi with reference to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
As part of the Territorial Defense Forces (ed. TDF) of the Armed Forces, continues the formation of 25 brigades (one region – one brigade), which will include more than 150 battalions (one battalion per district).
The permanent size of Territorial Defense Forces in peace-time will be 10 thousand soldiers.
The TDF detachments table of organization for the special period will number more than 130 thousand soldiers, for which the appropriate reserve will be formed.
According to the Commander of the TDF information, as of January 17, 2022, 86% of TDF detachments home station throughout Ukraine were determined.
Recall that the Territorial Defense Forces are a separate branch of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and their deployment will take place in three stages.
At the first stage, the brigades and battalions of the TDF forces will be organized according to the peace-time configuration.
A skeleton from the Armed Forces personnel is formed in each battalion. Their task is to command, train and coordinate civilians who will sign a contract for service in the TDF reserve. Each battalion will number up to 600 reservists.
The TDF reserve of war military establishment is the second stage after the organizational and management core of military personnel will be created in battalions and brigades and the appropriate conditions are ensured.
At the moment, the Ministry of Defense is launching a dialogue with local authorities and self-government to ensure the forces of TDF with the necessary resources.
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