79th Mechanized Guard Brigade

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79th Mechanized Guard Brigade

Insignia of the brigade
Active 2015–present
Country  Ziridava
Type Mechanized infantry, rapid reaction force
Size 5 Battalions
Part of Ziridava National Guard Command
Garrison/HQ Okorsh, Kozelsk
Engagements 2021 Kozelsk Conflict

The 79th Mechanized Guard Brigade (Ziridavan: 79-та механизирана гвардейска бригада/79-ta mekhanizirana gvardeĭska brigada) is a Ziridavan national guard unit established in 2015. The brigade is based in Okorsh, Kozelsk. Training of the unit took place in conformity with Kruppstadt Pact standards, with the help of the Vazandian Spezial-Aufklärungs Regiment and Imperial Republican Army. Because of this, the brigade is considered to be one of the elite units of the Ziridavan national guard, along with the 80th Mechanized Guard Brigade and the 5th Airmobile Guard Brigade.


  • 79th Mechanized Guard Command, based at Okorsh
    • HQ Company
    • 79th Armoured Guard Battalion
    • 649th Infantry Guard Battalion
    • 239th Mechanized Battalion
    • 298th Mechanized Battalion
    • 164th Artillery Battalion
    • 79th Artillery Battalion
    • 79th Air Defence Battalion
    • 79th Engineer Battalion
    • 79th Medical Battalion
    • 79th Anti Τank Company
    • 79th Signal Company
    • 79th Support Battalion
    • 1st Okorsh Home Guard Battalion
    • 2nd Okorsh Home Guard Battalion