216th Gomelskaya Red Banner order of Suvorov Fighter Aviation Division PVO
216-я истребительная Гомельская Краснознаменная ордена Суворова авиационная дивизия ПВО
Military Unit: 00000
Activated 7.42 as the 282nd Fighter Aviation Division.
Organisation 5.45 (?, Germany):
12.45 the 518th Fighter Aviation Regiment joined the division as the 4th regiment.
10.4.47 the 774th Fighter Aviation Regiment was disbanded.
20.2.49 (directive 10.1.49) renamed 216th Fighter Aviation Division.
7.49 renamed 216th Fighter Aviation Division PVO.
In 8.53 the 676th Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO left the division.
4.60 renamed 23rd Air Defence Division.