Armed Forces of Ukraine began reorganizing the structure before the counteroffensive in the spring


According to reports, having gained some experience in combat use and control over 10 months, the Armed Forces of Ukraine began to reorganize the structure in order to conduct a counteroffensive in the spring. We are talking about the formation of the first three corps with a total number of about 75 thousand military personnel.


Currently, most of the weapons coming from NATO countries are being transferred to the mentioned corps. 15 Ukrainian soldiers are being trained in the EU countries, 10 in the UK, who will also join the ranks of these corps in the coming months.

The reorganization should increase the capabilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, especially during offensive operations, as it will make the command and control more flexible (operational), and the brigades themselves, included in the corps, will be much more coordinated. Over the past time, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have accumulated a large number of staff officers and commanders with combat experience who can lead groupings of troops. Experience has also been gained for managing corps.

It should be noted that before that, the main combat unit, formation in the Armed Forces of Ukraine was a brigade with a very conditional organization (structure). It could include from three to six or even more battalions. Moreover, three battalions were full-time, and all the rest were attached. Moreover, the terrorist defense brigades were practically infantry, as they had little artillery and armored vehicles.

The control of brigades was limited to the headquarters of the directions, which, on the one hand, made it possible to quickly maneuver forces and means on segments of the front in order to realize the required density of troops, especially in defense. However, on the other hand, the brigades had little interaction with each other, which led to heavy losses, especially in the offensive. It turned out that often the management, as it were, existed separately from the personnel. With such an organization, the reserve corps of the Armed Forces of Ukraine acted as a platform for training personnel, stockpiling weapons and forming formations.

Such an organization showed a certain effectiveness in defense, but turned out to be of little use in the offensive. So, in the period from September to November 2022, having a threefold, and sometimes even sevenfold superiority over Russian forces in certain areas of the LBS, the advancing groups of the Armed Forces of Ukraine actually “squeezed out” the RF Armed Forces from a certain area. Ukrainian troops could not carry out large-scale breakthroughs in depth and across the width of the front, surrounding the units of the RF Armed Forces, they only used focal and extended enemy defenses. That is why the Russian command managed to withdraw units in time, leaving the territories. If the density of Russian troops had been higher then, the Armed Forces of Ukraine would not have achieved even this. After the announcement of partial mobilization in the Russian Federation, the density of troops has seriously increased. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine took this into account and began reorganization.
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  1. prior Offline prior
    prior (Vlad) 8 January 2023 12: 49
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    Armed Forces of Ukraine began reorganizing the structure before the counteroffensive in the spring

    And what will it be? Attack of the Dead?
    1. Vdars Offline Vdars
      Vdars (Victor) 9 January 2023 03: 15
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      The attack of the dead was in the First World War during the chemical attack of the Germans, if I'm not mistaken under Rava-Russian!
  2. Sergei Fonov Offline Sergei Fonov
    Sergei Fonov (sergey fonov) 8 January 2023 20: 25
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    Determine the direction of the strike, build a layered defense, and wait for the offensive.
  3. Valera75 Offline Valera75
    Valera75 (Valery) 8 January 2023 22: 11
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    Over the past time, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have accumulated a large number of staff officers and commanders with combat experience,

    where did they come from, and even with combat experience? Konashenkov buries them in packs in reports, every day he hammers at control centers.
    1. rotkiv04 Offline rotkiv04
      rotkiv04 (Victor) 9 January 2023 12: 22
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      Quote: Valera75
      Over the past time, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have accumulated a large number of staff officers and commanders with combat experience,

      where did they come from, and even with combat experience? Konashenkov buries them in packs in reports, every day he hammers at control centers.

      Konashenkov just has his own war, and listening to what he carries is not respecting himself
  4. kriten Offline kriten
    kriten (Vladimir) 9 January 2023 22: 15
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    It is necessary to finish off, so that by the spring there would be no one to attack. And the rest of the Armed Forces would have been draped to Poland. It's time to introduce them to weapons that destroy everything in large areas, so that there would be no one to resist the offensive. But, unfortunately, our government is set up more to avoid heavy casualties from the enemy, so most likely we will advance 10 meters a week.
  5. Alexbf109 Offline Alexbf109
    Alexbf109 (Alexey) 11 January 2023 09: 25
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    All right! Small brigades are good for defense and in maneuver, they will go against "bast shoes and bands in the mountains", but they cannot break through the front defenses, strike in depth (Back in 1941-42, this became clear)!
    I wonder what our General Staff thinks to do about this?????