Battalion Commander

Unit: Self-Propelled Artillery Battalion, 275th Self-Propelled Artillery Regiment, 4th Guards Tank Division, 1st Guards Tank Army, Western Military District

Cargo ID: #631

Full Name: Alexander Alexandrovich Shvetsov

Russian Name: Швецов Александр Александрович

Education: Kolomna Artillery School (2006-2008); Kazan Higher Artillery Command School (2008-2011)


  • Member of the military operation in Syria. For distinction, courage and selflessness shown during the operation in the Syrian Arab Republic, 03/16/2016.
  • Medal "For the liberation of Palmyra", 05/25/2016
  • Medal "For distinction in military service", III degree, 07/06/2017
  • Medal "Participant of a special military operation", 11/22/2022

Service History:

  • Alexander Shvetsov began his service in the armed forces of the Russian Federation as the commander of a rocket artillery platoon in the 2nd Guards Taman Motorized Rifle Order of the October Revolution Red Banner Order of the Suvorov Motorized Rifle Division.
  • From 2011 to 2013 he was commander of a rocket artillery platoon of a rocket artillery division.
  • 2013-2019 - commander of a rocket artillery battery of a rocket artillery division
  • 2015-2016 participated in a special operation on the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic
  • 2019-2021 was chief of staff, deputy commander of a separate anti-tank artillery battalion.
  • In 2021, he was transferred to a higher position - division commander of the 4th Guards Order of Lenin of the Red Banner Kantemirovskaya Tank Division named after Yu. Andropov.
  • From 2021 to the present, he was the commander of a howitzer self-propelled artillery battalion.