40th Motorized Infantry Battalion (Ukraine)

40th Motorized Infantry Battalion
Ukrainian: 40-й окремий мотопіхотний батальйон

40th Motorized Infantry Battalion shoulder sleeve insignia
Active 2014 — present
Country  Ukraine
Branch  Ground Forces
Type  Mechanized Infantry
Size battalion
Engagements War in Donbas

40th Motorized Infantry Battalion is a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces. It was originally formed as the 40th Territorial Defence Battalion "Kryvbas" in Kryvyi Rih.[1]


  1. "Військовослужбовці 40 –го батальйону територіальної оборони висловили подяку міському голові Кривого Рогу Юрію Вілкулу за вагомий внесок у комплектування батальйону" [Soldiers of the 40th Territorial Defence Battalion thanked Kryvyi Rih Mayor Yuriy Vilkul for contributions to the acquisitions of the battalion] (in Ukrainian). Kryviy Rih City Council Executive Committee. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2016.

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