The 32nd Army Corps located on the Crimean peninsula has been revived as part of the ground forces of the Black Sea Fleet, a source familiar with the situation told Interfax on November 12.
The Directorate of the 32nd Army Corps became operational as of December 1 when the new training year started in the Russian Armed Forces, the Agency’s interlocutor clarified. The source did not specify the composition of the re-established Army Corps.
According to available data, the Army Corps could include the 126th coastal defense brigade. The 32nd Army Corps was a unification of ground forces of the Soviet Army during the Soviet era.
In 1992, the 32nd Army Corps was transferred to the jurisdiction of Ukraine and was disbanded in 2003. Earlier this year, the Directorate of the 11th Army Corps located in Kaliningrad region was formed as part of the ground forces of the Baltic Fleet.