"Belarusian troops do not pose a threat": Poland is confident of their victory
Polish observers are closely monitoring the situation in Belarus, nourishing hopes for the "democratization" of this country in a peaceful way. But at the same time, a thorough analysis of the combat potential of its neighbor is being conducted, which implies the study of the military option of changing the regime.
As indicated on the pages of the Polish edition of Defense24, “the current Belarusian army is far from huge”: its number is estimated from 50 to 60 thousand people. in peacetime. The ground forces consist of two operational commands, which are subordinate to four mechanized brigades, two artillery and one engineer brigades, and smaller support and security units.
In the central subordination are additionally one rocket, artillery brigade, MLRS brigade, two engineering brigades, three communications brigades, a radio engineering brigade and a radiation, chemical and biological protection brigade. Among the large formations, the Belarusian army also has a railway, road-bridge and automobile brigade.
The command of special operations is subordinate to the airborne assault, airborne brigades and special forces brigade, to the command of the Air Force and air defense forces - the fighter base, the assault base aviation, a mixed aviation base (transport and training), as well as two brigades and six anti-aircraft missile regiments.
- indicated in the publication, noting that many copies were taken out of service due to technical wear and tear, a considerable part was exported.
Tank The fleet of the Armed Forces of Belarus, as roughly estimated, is represented by 1200 MBT, but there are only about 300 vehicles in the units. The rest are either out of order, or make up a reserve to replenish combat losses, or will be used during the war to form new brigades. According to the author, the same situation is typical for infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers and artillery. In his opinion, the reserves will be enough for the formation of 2-3 mechanized brigades and a number of other units.
- the Polish author comes to the conclusion, confident in the victory of his country.
However, as he notes, "Belarus is of much greater importance as the path of a possible march of the troops of the Western Military District of the Russian Armed Forces."
- Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus
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