27th Guards Vyborgskiy Red Banner Fighter Aviation Regiment
27-й гвардейский истребительный Выборгский Краснознаменный авиационный полк
Military Unit: 55748
Activated 3.40 as the 123rd Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO.
22.11.42 renamed 27th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO.
1958 renamed 27th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment.
In 4.60 renamed 27th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO.
22.2.68 awarded the Red Banner.
10.70 renamed 27th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment.
Staff and two squadrons were deployed to Afghanistan 6.81 to 3.6.82 (Staff and one squadron at Bagram [34 56 42N, 69 15 38E], and one squadron at Kandahar [31 30 23N, 65 51 01E) - the third squadron remained at Ucharal.
Training duties only from spring 1989.
* one squadron with MiG-21UM was based at Ayaguz, Semipalatinsk Oblast [47 55 13N, 80 27 03] from 1989 to 1992.