**SOVIET TO&E OF TANK
BRIGADES 1938-1945**

**Soviet Tank Brigade - February
1942**

In February 1942, a Soviet Tank Bde. consisted
of two Tank Bttns, and support units.

In total the whole brigade consisted of:

282 x troops

17 x T-34/76

10 x KW

110 x lorries

**Soviet Tank Brigade - July
1942**

In 1942, a Soviet Tank Bde. consisted of two
Tank Bttns and a Motor Rifle Company, and support units.

In total the whole brigade consisted of:

1.038 x troops

21 x T-60 or T-70 tanks

32 x T-34/76

3 x BA-64 armoured cars

110 x lorries

3 x staff cars or jeeps

12 x motorcycles

5 x tractors

4 x 76mm ZiS-3 AT-guns

6 x AT-rifles

6 x 82mm mortars

1st Tank Bttn had 151 men and the 2nd Tank Bttn 146. The Motor Rifle Bttn had 403 men. 1st Tank Bttn often had the best and heaviest tanks and its structure is:

**BRIGADE HQ - 1 x T-34/76**

__1st Tank Battalion HQ - 1 x T-34/76__

__- 1st Tank Company__

Company HQ - 1 x T-34/76

3 Platoons - 3 x T-34/76 = 9

**- 2nd Tank Company**

Company HQ - 1 x T-34/76

3 Platoons - 3 x T-34/76 = 9

**2nd Tank Battalion HQ - 1 x T-60/T-70**

__ - 1st Tank Company__Company HQ - 1 x T-34/76

3 Platoons - 3 x T-34/76 = 9

__ - 2nd Tank Company__Company HQ - 1 x T-60/T-70

3 Platoons - 3 x T-60/T-70

**Motor Rifle Battalion**

403 men

The following support units were included with
the Bde:

__- Anti-tank Battery
- Technical Company
- Medical Section__