119th Nevelskaya Red Banner order of Suvorov Fighter Aviation Division

119-я истребительная Невельская Краснознаменная ордена Суворова авиационная дивизия

Military Unit: 06846

Activated 5.42 as the 240th Fighter Aviation Division.

Organisation 5.45:

The 157th Fighter Aviation Regiment joined the division 12.45, after the 234th Fighter Aviation Division had been disbanded - by this time almost all divisions were increased to four regiments.

10.1.49 renamed 119th Fighter Aviation Division.

In April 1947 a new directive was issued, reducing all divisions to the regular three regiment size, and the 900th Fighter Aviation Regiment was disbanded.

Organisation 1955:

Organisation 1970:

12.89 transferred to the Black Sea Fleet, and renamed 119th Maritime Fighter Aviation Division:

Organisation 1990:

1.1.92 taken over by Moldavia.