840th Red Banner Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment

840-й тяжелый бомбардировочный Краснознаменный авиационный полк

Military Unit: 42195

Activated 4.4.42 as the 840th Aviation Regiment Long-Range.

2.43 renamed 840th Long-Range Bomber Aviation Regiment.

1946 renamed 840th Bomber Aviation Regiment.

1951 renamed 840th Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment.

Red Banner awarded 22.2.68.

12.88 part of the unit were deployed to Mary, Mary Oblast [37 37 23N, 61 53 45E], for operations over Afghanistan - 71 combat missions flown - last in 2.89.

Disbanded 1994.