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This is a list of equipment of the "United Armed Forces of Novorossiya currently used in the "War in Donbass.

Contents

Small Arms[edit]

Pistols[edit]

Name Type Cartridge Origin Photo Notes
"Makarov PM[1] "Semi-automatic pistol "9×18mm Makarov  "Soviet Union ""Пистолет Макарова.png 8-round magazine.
"Stechkin APS[1] "Machine pistol 9×18mm Makarov  "Soviet Union ""Stechkin APS.jpg 20-round magazine.

Bolt-action rifles[edit]

Name Type Cartridge Origin Photo Notes
"Mosin–Nagant M1891/30[1] "Bolt-action rifle "7.62×54mmR  "Soviet Union ""Mosin nagant m9130 from cia.jpeg 5-round magazine, some NAF members equip it with a PU scope to become a sniper rifle.[1] Limited usage.

Carbines[edit]

Name Type Cartridge Origin Photo Notes
"SKS[1] "Semi-automatic carbine "7.62×39mm M43  "Soviet Union ""SKS carbine.jpg 10-round magazine.
"AKS-74U[2] "Carbine "5.45×39mm M74  "Soviet Union ""DPR AKS-74U.png 30-round magazine.

Submachine guns[edit]

Name Type Cartridge Origin Photo Notes
"PPSh-41[1] "Submachine gun "7.62×25mm Tokarev  "Soviet Union ""Пистолет-пулемет системы Шпагина обр. 1941.jpg 35-round box magazine and 71-round drum magazine. Limited usage in the beginning of the conflict.[1]
"PPS-43[1] Submachine gun 7.62×25mm Tokarev  "Soviet Union ""PPS-43 Soviet 7.62 mm submachine gun.jpg 35-round box magazine. Limited usage in the beginning of the conflict.[1]

Assault rifles[edit]

Name Type Cartridge Origin Photo Notes
"AKM / "AKS[1] "Assault rifle "7.62×39mm M43  "Soviet Union ""Akm rifle fullstock.jpg 30-round magazine.
"AKMS[1] Assault rifle 7.62×39mm M43  "Soviet Union ""AKMS - 7,62x39mm - Armémuseum.jpg 30-round magazine.
"AK-74[1] Assault rifle "5.45×39mm M74  "Soviet Union ""DPR AK-74.png 30-round magazine.
"AKS-74[1] Assault rifle 5.45×39mm M74  "Soviet Union ""AKS-74.jpg 30-round magazine.
"AK-74M Assault rifle 5.45×39mm M74  "Russia ""DPR AK-74M.png 30-round magazine.
"AS Val Assault rifle "9×39mm  "Soviet Union ""AS Val (541-03).jpg It is produced in Russia and is not known to be in the inventory of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
Filmed as carried by rebels in Luhansk in January 2015.[3]

Sniper rifles[edit]

Name Type Cartridge Origin Photo Notes
"Dragunov SVD[1] "Sniper rifle "7.62×54mmR  "Soviet Union ""SVD Dragunov.jpg 10-round magazine.
"VSS Vintorez[1] Sniper rifle "9x39mm  "Soviet Union ""Vss vintorez 01.jpeg 10, 20 round magazine

Anti-materiel rifles[edit]

Name Type Cartridge Origin Photo Notes
"PTRD[1] "Anti-tank rifle "14.5×114mm  "Soviet Union ""DPR PTRD.png Single-shot reloadable rifle.
"PTRS-41[1] Anti-tank rifle 14.5×114mm  "Soviet Union ""PTRS 41.jpg 5-round magazine.
"KSVK / "ASVK[1] "Anti-materiel rifle "12.7×108mm  "Russia ""KSVK1.jpg Introduced for service with Russian forces in 2013. Any exports on this rifle is unknown. The weapon is not in the inventories of Ukrainian government forces, and has not otherwise been documented in the hands of a non-state armed group.[1]

Machine guns[edit]

Name Type Cartridge Origin Photo Notes
"RPD[1] "Light machine gun "7.62×39mm  "Soviet Union ""7,62 mm RPD light machine gun.JPG 100-round drum magazine.
"RPK[1] Light machine gun "7.62×39mm  "Soviet Union ""Machine Gun RPK.jpg 40-round capacity box magazine or 75-round drum magazine.
"RPK-74[1] / "RPK-74M[4] Light machine gun 5.45×39mm M74  "Soviet Union
 "Russia
""DPR RPK-74.png 30 or 45-round magazine.
"PK / "PKM[1] "General-purpose machine gun "7.62×54mmR  "Soviet Union ""PKM machine gun in storage.jpeg Belt fed with 100, 200 or 250-round boxes. In Ukraine, the PKM is produced under the name KM-7.62.
"PKP "Pecheneg"[1] General-purpose machine gun 7.62×54mmR  "Russia ""PKP Pecheneg Conscript day in Moscow 2011.jpg PKP is not known to be in service with Ukrainian forces, and has only been exported outside of Russia in limited quantities.[1]
"DShK[1] "Heavy machine gun "12.7×108mm  "Soviet Union ""Doushka desert.jpg Belt fed with 50-round boxes. Pushilin confirmed elimination of at least two DShK.[5]
"KPV / "KPVT[1] Heavy machine gun "14.5×114mm  "Soviet Union ""Iraqi Police gun-carriage.jpg Belt fed with 40 or 50-round boxes.
"NSV / "NSVT[1] Heavy machine gun "12.7×108mm  "Soviet Union ""DPR NSV.png Belt fed with 50-round boxes. In Ukraine, the NSV is produced under the name KM-12.7 or KT-12.7.

Explosives/armor-piercing weapons[edit]

Grenades and grenade launchers[edit]

Name Type Diameter Origin Photo Notes
"RG-41[1] "Fragmentation grenade 55mm  "Soviet Union
""RG-41.png
5 meter kill radius. Limited usage.
"F-1 Fragmentation grenade 55mm  "Soviet Union ""F1 grenade travmatik com 01 by-sa.jpg Reported to be bombarded on government forces using "multirotor "UAVs by pro-Russian separatists.[6]
"RGD-5[1] Fragmentation grenade 58mm  "Soviet Union ""Grenade RGD-5 Navy.jpg Propels ~350 fragments, 5 meter kill radius, 3.2-4 second fuse.
"RGN[1] Fragmentation grenade 60mm  "Soviet Union ""RGN offensive hand grenade Navy.jpg 4-10 meter kill radius, 3.2-4.2 second fuse.
"GP-25[1] Under-barrel grenade launcher 40mm  "Soviet Union ""DPR GP-25 grenade launcher.png Can be fitted to AK type rifles.
"AGS-17[1][7] "Automatic grenade launcher 30mm  "Soviet Union ""Vikings Battalion AGS-17.png Belt fed with 29-round drums, high rate of fire.

Mines[edit]

Name Type Diameter Origin Photo Notes
"MON-50[8] "Anti-personnel mine "Tripwire/Command  "Soviet Union ""Non armed mon50 anti-personnel clustermine.jpg Propels ~485/540 steel projectiles to a kill radius of 50 meters.
"MON-90[8] Anti-personnel mine Tripwire/Command  "Soviet Union Propels ~2000 steel projectiles to a kill radius of 90 meters.
"OZM-72[8] Anti-personnel "bounding mine Tripwire/Command  "Soviet Union ""27th Independent Sevastopol Guards Motor Rifle Brigade (181-28).jpg ~500g TNT, propels ~2400 steel projectiles.
"MON-100[8] Anti-personnel mine Pressure  "Soviet Union ""MON-100 2 (ORDATA).jpg Propels ~400 steel projectiles to a kill radius of 100 meters.
"TM-62M[1] "Anti-tank mine Pressure  "Soviet Union ""27th Independent Sevastopol Guards Motor Rifle Brigade (183-19).jpg 7.5 kg TNT.

Anti-tank[edit]

Name Type Diameter Origin Photo Notes
"RPG-7[1] "Rocket-propelled grenade Warhead diameter varies  "Soviet Union ""DPR RPG-7.png Reloadable launcher.
"RPG-18[1] Rocket-propelled grenade 64mm  "Soviet Union ""RPG-18-cutaway.JPG Some of these launchers captured from the separatists were evidently brought from Russia.[1]
"RPG-22[1] Rocket-propelled grenade 72.5mm  "Soviet Union ""RPG-22 rocket launcher.jpg Single-shot disposable launcher.
"RPG-26[1] Rocket-propelled grenade 72.5mm  "Soviet Union ""Grenade launchers RPG-26.jpg Single-shot disposable launcher.
"SPG-9[1] "Recoilless rifle 73mm  "Soviet Union ""DPR SPG-9.png Single-shot reloadable launcher.
"9K111 Fagot[1] "Anti-tank missile 120mm  "Soviet Union ""A Russia-backed rebel guards his position near the division line with Ukrainian army with anti-tank missile-near Dokuchaevsk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, June 5, 2015.jpg Wire-guided anti-tank missile system.
"9K115 Metis[1] Anti-tank missile 94mm  "Soviet Union ""POLK 9K115 Metis.jpg Wire-guided anti-tank missile system.
"9K114 Shturm[1] Anti-tank missile 130mm  "Soviet Union ""BMPT at Engineering Technologies 2012 (10).jpg Wire-guided anti-tank missile system.
"9M133 Kornet[1] Anti-tank missile 152mm  "Russia ""9M133 Kornet.JPG The system components were found discarded on a battlefield near "Starobesheve.
It has not been exported to Ukraine.[1][9]

Flamethrowers[edit]

Name Type Diameter Origin Photo Notes
"RPO-A Shmel[1] Rocket-propelled "flamethrower 93mm  "Soviet Union ""DPR RPO-A.png Some of the launchers captured from the separatists were evidently produced in Russia in "2000s.[1]
"MRO-A[10] Rocket-propelled flamethrower 72.5mm  "Russia ""Tactical exercises of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Protection Troops units at Shikhani training ground (410-38).jpg It is not known to have been exported outside of Russia.[1]

Vehicles[edit]

The ongoing war makes the list below include tentative estimates.

Tanks[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"T-64/A/B/BV/BM "Main battle tank 64+[11]  "Soviet Union ""2016-05-03. Репетиция парада к Дню Победы в Донецке 005.jpg Many were reportedly supplied from Russia.[12][13] Some captured from Ukrainian forces according to the DPR and Russia.[11][14]
"T-72 variants
"T-72B[1] / T-72B1 Main battle tank 43+  "Soviet Union ""2015-05-05. Репетиция парада Победы 066.jpg Three T-72B1 were seen in a rebel convoy in Sverdlovsk, claimed to be supplied by Russia.[15]
It is not believed to be in active service in Ukraine, making it almost impossible that the separatists captured these in battle.[16] Six seen in the 2015 Donetsk Victory Day Parade.[17] More than 34 were reportedly supplied from Russia [18]
"T-72BM (or T-72B Model 1989[1]) / "T-72BA Main battle tank 2+  "Russia ""T-72B M1989.jpg Both have "Kontakt-5 armour. T-72BA is a Russian variant with a wind detector on its turret.[19] T-72BM is not known to have been exported from Russia to any other country.[12][15]
One seen in a rebel convoy in Sverdlovsk.[15] Two were destroyed in "Starobesheve (one T-72BA[20] and one either T-72BM or another T-72BA[4][9][20][21]).
"T-72B3[1][22] Main battle tank 3+[20]  "Russia ""T-72B3 - TankBiathlon2013-09.jpg The latest T-72 model in Russian service. It was introduced in 2013, and is not known to have been exported. One destroyed near "Ilovaisk.[1] At least three were destroyed in Ukraine.[20]

Infantry Fighting Vehicles[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"BMP-1 / "BMP-1KSh[1] / "BMP-1P "Infantry fighting vehicle 31+  "Soviet Union ""DPR BMP-1.png Small number captured from Ukrainian forces during the "Battle of Debaltseve.[23] Many were reportedly supplied from Russia [24]
"BMP-2 / "BMP-2K[1] Infantry fighting vehicle 126+  "Soviet Union ""2016-05-07. Репетиция парада к Дню Победы в Донецке 013.jpg Small number captured from Ukrainian forces.[11] Many were reportedly supplied from Russia [24]
"BMD-1[1] Airborne infantry fighting vehicle 1  "Soviet Union ""BMD-1, National Museum of the Great Patriotic War.jpg One captured from the "25th Airborne Brigade.
"BMD-2[1] Airborne infantry fighting vehicle 5  "Soviet Union ""DPR BMD-2.png One captured from the "25th Airborne Brigade in April 2014 in Sloviansk. Three captured from Ukrainian forces and two lost to them in July–September 2014.[11] Many were reportedly supplied from Russia [25]

Armored Personnel Carriers[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"BTR-60PB[1] / "BTR-60R-145BM[23] "Armored personnel carrier 4  "Soviet Union ""BTR-60PB DA-ST-89-06597.jpg Four captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]
"BTR-70[1] Armored personnel carrier 16  "Soviet Union ""2015-05-05. Репетиция парада Победы 086.jpg Sixteen captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]
"BTR-80[1] Armored personnel carrier 31  "Soviet Union ""2016-05-07. Репетиция парада к Дню Победы в Донецке 014.jpg 31 captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]
"MT-LB[1] Armored personnel carrier 32  "Soviet Union ""DPR MT-LB.png Small numbers captured from Ukrainian forces.[11] Many were reportedly supplied from Russia [25]
"MT-LBu Armored personnel carrier 3  "Soviet Union ""MT-LBu in Technical museum Togliatti-0504.jpg 3 captured from Ukrainian forces.[11] Many were reportedly supplied from Russia [25]
"MT-LBVM[1] Armored personnel carrier 1+  "Russia[1] At least one destroyed near "Ilovaisk.[4]
"MT-LBVMK[1] Armored personnel carrier 1+  "Russia[1] ""MT-LBVMK (1).jpg At least one destroyed in Ukraine in September 2014.[4]
"MT-LB 6MA[1] Armored personnel carrier 1+  "Russia[1] At least one destroyed near "Ilovaisk.[4]
"BTR-7 (BTR-70DI) Armored personnel carrier 1  "Ukraine One captured from Ukrainian forces near "Ridkodub, Shakhtarsk Raion.[26]
"BTR-4K/E[1] Armored personnel carrier 3  "Ukraine ""BTR-4E in Kyiv.jpg Three captured from Ukrainian forces.[11] One BTR-4K captured by the Vostok Battalion from the "National Guard of Ukraine[27]
"BTR-82AM[1] Armored personnel carrier[1] 1+  "Russia ""BTR-82A It was only adopted in Russia in early 2013. It is not known to have been exported to any other country.[1][4]

Seen on videos filmed by the separatists.[4][28] Also seen destroyed in "Novosvitlivka.[29]

Armored scout vehicles[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"BRDM-2 / BRDM-2RKhB[1] Amphibious armored scout car 14  "Soviet Union ""PL MWP Brdm2.JPG 14 captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]
"9P148 "ATGM launcher vehicle 4  "Soviet Union ""9P148 vehicle with 9M111, 9M111M, 9M113 missiles of anti-tank complex «Konkurs» in Military-historical Museum of Artillery, Engineer and Signal Corps in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.jpg 4 captured from Ukrainian forces near Debaltseve.[11]
"BRM-1K[1] Combat reconnaissance vehicle 16  "Soviet Union ""BRM-1K top.jpg 16 captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]
"PRP-3 Artillery reconnaissance vehicle 1  "Soviet Union ""PRP-3 in TLT.JPG One captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]

Armored recovery vehicles[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"BREM-1[1] "Armored recovery vehicle 2  "Soviet Union ""2016-05-07. Репетиция парада к Дню Победы в Донецке 025.jpg Two captured from Ukrainian forces.[23]
"IMR-2[1] Armored recovery vehicle 1  "Soviet Union ""RIAN archive 734015 Wildfires in Moscow Region's Lukhovitsky district.jpg One captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]
"VT-72B Armored recovery vehicle 1  "Czechoslovakia ""Milovice, vyprošťovací tank.jpg One captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]
"BTS-4[1] Armored recovery vehicle 2  "Ukraine ""RKhM "Kashalot", BTR-70, BRDM-2 and BTS-4, Chernobyl 2.jpg One captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]

Military Engineering Vehicles[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"BAT-M[11] Military Engineering Vehicle 1  "Soviet Union ""Counter Obstacle Vehicle BAT-M on permanent display in the courtyard of Military-historical Museum of Artillery, Engineer and Signal Corps in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.jpg Captured near Debaltseve.
"BAT-2[11] Combat Engineering Vehicle 3  "Soviet Union

Minelayers[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
GMZ-3[4] "Minelayer 1  "Soviet Union ""Engineering Technologies - 2012 (5-41).jpg One captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]

Trenchers[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"MDK-3[4] "Trencher 1  "Soviet Union One captured from Ukrainian forces.[4]

Logistics and utility vehicles[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"UAZ-469 "Light Utility Vehicle 2+  "Soviet Union ""2015-05-05. Репетиция парада Победы 015.jpg Two seen north of Sloviansk.[30]
"Humvee High-mobility multipurpose vehicle 1+  "United States ""Captured Humvee, Ukraine, 14,11,2014.jpg Captured in Debaltsevo after being abandoned by Ukrainian forces[31]
"GAZ Vodnik "Infantry Mobility Vehicle 10+  "Russia ""Vodnik ky.jpg In service with Russian forces since 2005.[32]
Seen in "Krasnodon.[33][34]
"Spartan Light Armored Vehicle 1  "Ukraine ""KRAZ Spartan 2014 IMG 7628 01.JPG One captured from the "Azov Battalion.[23]
"BPM-97[22] / Dozor / Dozor-N / Vystrel Light Armored Vehicle 10+  "Russia ""KAMAZ-43269 Vystrel Bronnitsy024.jpg Four seen in the late December "LPR military exercises.[35][36]
10 vehicles seen in "Krasnodon,[33] several seen in "Luhansk.[37][38]
"Ural-4320 Medium cargo truck N/A  "Soviet Union ""2015-05-05. Репетиция парада Победы 107.jpg
"KamAZ-4310 Medium cargo truck 80+[39]  "Soviet Union ""2015-05-05. Репетиция парада Победы 116.jpg
"KamAZ-65117 Medium cargo truck N/A  "Russia ""2014-05-09. День Победы в Донецке 340.jpg
"PTS-2[1] "Amphibious transporter 21  "Soviet Union ""PTS-2 - RaceofHeroes-part2-35.jpg About 25 were restored from a Lugansk military warehouse.[40] Four captured by Ukrainian forces.[11]

Artillery[edit]

Mortars[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"82-BM-37[1] 82mm "Infantry mortar N/A  "Soviet Union ""Zagan 82 mm moździerz wz 37.jpg At least two were captured from pro-Russian rebels.[41]
"120-PM-43 mortar[1] 120-mm infantry mortar N/A  "Soviet Union ""DPR PM-38.png
"2S12 Sani[41] 120mm heavy mortar N/A  "Soviet Union ""2S12 Sani (heavy mortar system).jpg At least two were captured from pro-Russian rebels.[41]
"2B14 Podnos[7] 82mm Infantry mortar N/A  "Soviet Union ""2B14 Podnos at "Engineering Technologies 2010" forum.jpg Captured from Ukrainian forces.
"2B9 Vasilek[42] 82mm automatic mortar N/A  "Soviet Union ""2B9 Vasilek mortar-4058.JPG 4-mortar shell cassette.
"RM-38 50mm Infantry mortar 1  "Soviet Union ""50mm Company Mortar M1938 (RM-38).jpg Used by the "LPR militia, one taken from a warehouse with "World War 2 weaponry.[43]

Field artillery[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"D-20 152mm "Howitzer 2  "Soviet Union ""Howitzer D-20.jpg Two captured from Ukrainian forces.[44]
"D-30[1] 122mm Howitzer 35+[45][46]  "Soviet Union ""122- мм гаубица Д-30 (1).jpg Alleged to have crossed from Russia to Ukraine.
"MT-12 "Rapira"[1] 100mm "Anti-tank gun 19+  "Soviet Union ""100-мм противотанковая пушка Т-12 Рапира (2).jpg 18 captured from Ukrainian forces.[44]
2B16 Nona-K[1] 120mm Anti-tank gun 3+[47]  "Soviet Union ""2B16 gun-howitzer-mortar 3.jpg At least three documented in use by the separatists.[47] Ukraine reportedly had only two of these before the war.[48]
"2A65 "Msta-B"[1] 152mm Howitzer 9+  "Soviet Union ""2015-05-05. Репетиция парада Победы 270.jpg Nine captured from Ukrainian forces.[44]
"BS-3[1] 100mm Anti-tank gun 1  "Soviet Union ""BS-3-batey-haosef-1.jpg Used by the "LPR militia, one taken from a warehouse with "World War 2 weaponry.[43][44]

Self-propelled field artillery[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"2S1 Gvozdika[1] "122mm "Self-propelled howitzer 15  "Soviet Union ""2015-05-05. Репетиция парада Победы 088.jpg 15 captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]
"2S3 Akatsiya[1] 152.4mm "Self-propelled artillery 15  "Soviet Union ""2S3 Akatsiya.jpg 15 captured from Ukrainian forces.[11][49]
"2S5 Giatsint-S[1] "152mm Self-propelled field gun 1  "Soviet Union ""2S5 Giatsint-S.jpg One captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]
"2S7 Pion 203 mm Self-propelled artillery 2+  "Soviet Union ""2s7 pion.jpg Two seen in "Makeevka.[50]
"2S9 Nona-S[1] 120mm Self-propelled mortar 2  "Soviet Union ""2S9 Nona-S.png One captured from the "25th Airborne Brigade. One captured by Ukrainian forces on July 5, 2014.[11]
"2S19 Msta-S[1] "152mm Self-propelled howitzer 3+  "Soviet Union ""2S19 Msta-S of the Ukrainian Army.jpg Two reportedly captured from Ukrainian forces.[11]
One more is suspected to come from Russia.[38]

Rocket artillery[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"BM-21 "Grad" (9K51)[1][51] 122mm "Multiple rocket launcher 18+  "Soviet Union ""2015-05-05. Репетиция парада Победы 102.jpg 18 claimed to be captured from Ukrainian forces after battles near the border with Russia.[52]
Grad-K[22] ("Grad" on KamAZ-5350 chassis) 122mm Multiple rocket launcher N/A  "Russia ""2B26 Grad.jpg The 2B26 machine is a Russian modification of the original BM-21 launcher. It was first produced in 2011.[53] It is seen on a video with separatists firing Grads in January 2015.[22][54]
"Grad-P 122mm Light portable rocket system N/A  "Soviet Union ""Grad-P-batey-haosef-1.jpg Several seen in Luhansk region areas.[55]
"TOS-1 Buratino 220mm Multiple rocket launcher 1+  "Soviet Union ""Tactical exercises of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Protection Troops units at Shikhani training ground (410-23).jpg Spotted by the "OSCE south-west of "Luhansk in September 2015. The equipment is produced in Russia and was not exported to Ukraine before the conflict.
Previously Ukraine's military claimed the Buratino had been used against government troops from the rebel-held territories.[56]
"BM-27 Uragan 220mm Multiple rocket launcher 2+  "Soviet Union ""9P140 Uragan.jpg Two seen in "Khartsyzk in February 2015.[57]
"BM-30 Smerch 300mm Multiple rocket launcher 2+  "Soviet Union ""RSZO Smertch.jpg At least two seen in "Makiivka in February 2015.[58][59]

Air Defences[edit]

Towed anti-aircraft gun[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"ZPU[1] 14.5mm "Anti-aircraft gun N/A  "Soviet Union ""ZPU-4 in Saint Petersburg.jpg
"ZU-23-2[1] 23mm Anti-aircraft gun N/A  "Soviet Union ""2016-05-07. Репетиция парада к Дню Победы в Донецке 007.jpg Some are mounted on trucks. Two seen in a Sverdlovsk convoy attached to MT-LBs.[15]

Air Defence Vehicles[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"9K33 Osa[1] 6x6 amphibious SAM system 1  "Soviet Union ""Bulgarian SA-8.jpg One claimed to be captured from Ukrainian forces in the "southern kettle".[1][52]
"9K35 Strela-10[1][51] Short range SAM 2+  "Soviet Union ""2015-05-05. Репетиция парада Победы 098.jpg One from the Vostok Battalion was seen near the Donetsk Airport in July 2014 nicknamed "Лягушонок" (frogling).[1][60] One seen in a Sverdlovsk convoy.[15]
"9K37 Buk[51] Medium range SAM 1  "Soviet Union ""Buk-M1-2 9A310M1-2.jpg One seen in "Snizhne.[61][62]
Claimed to be associated with the "downing of flight MH17.[1][61][63]
"Pantsir-S1 Medium range SAM 1+  "Russia ""Bronnitsy - 01 - Pantsir-S1 SAM.jpg It is not known to have been exported to Ukraine.

Seen in "Luhansk and "Makiivka in early 2015.[22][64][65][66] Its used rocket components were also reported to be observed in Ukraine in November 2014.[1]

MANPADS[edit]

Name Type Max. altitude Origin Photo Notes
"9K32 Strela-2[1] "Man portable air defence system 1500m  "Soviet Union ""SA-7.jpg Some Ukrainian stocks of Strela-2s went missing early in the conflict, and are presumably under NAF control.[1]
"PPZR Grom[1] Man portable air defence system 3500m  "Poland ""PZR-Grom-02.jpg This Polish weapon was reportedly captured from pro-Russian separatists. It was fitted with a Russian-made 9P516 gripstock, designed for the 9K38 Igla. Russian forces are known to have captured some of these from "Georgia.[1]
"9K38 Igla[1] Man portable air defence system 3500m  "Soviet Union ""SA-18 misil y lanzador.jpg Supplied by Russia (Ukrainian claim).[1][67][68] Captured from Ukrainian armouries (DPR claim).[69] The system has "identification friend or foe system which undermines DPR claims.[70]

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"Orlan-10[1] Unmanned aerial vehicle 6+  "Russia ""UAV Orlan-10.JPG Four shot down by Ukrainian forces in 2014[1][71][72][73] and one in 2016.[74]
Another one fell down on Ukrainian territory in 2017.[75]
"Forpost Unmanned aerial vehicle N/A  "Israel
 "Russia
""Forpost UAV InnovationDay2013part2-03.jpg One shot down by Ukrainian forces.[76][77]
Consumer-grade UAV "Quadcopter N/A One used by the rebels during the "Second Battle of Donetsk Airport.[1]
"Tu-143 "Reys"[1] Reconnaissance "UAV 1  "Soviet Union ""Tu-143 Reis.jpg One captured from Ukrainian forces.

Aircraft[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
"Aero L-29 Delfín Military "trainer aircraft 1  "Czechoslovakia ""Aero L-29 Delphin.jpg One restored from Luhansk Aviation Museum[78][79]

Other[edit]

Name Type Quantity Origin Photo Notes
R-330ZH Zhitel Jamming station 1+  "Russia One station spotted by a UAV of the "OSCE Special Monitoring Mission near Michurine in August 2015 and 11 km south of Donetsk city in June 2016.[80][81]

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