100th Guards Venskaya orders of Lenin and Kutuzov Training Motorised Rifle Division imeni I.N. Russiyanov

100-я гвардейская учебная мотострелковая Венская орденов Ленина и Кутузова дивизия имени И.Н. Руссиянова

Military Unit: 35695; from 9.87: 30105

Activated 10.9.45 in Maragheh, Iran, as the 1st Guards Mechanised Division, from the 1st Guards Mechanised Corps.

Organisation 1950:

23.5.53 the 11th Guards independent Motorcycle Battalion was renamed 11th Guards independent Reconnaissance Battalion.

8.6.54 the 267th Mortar Regiment was disbanded.

1.5.55 the 1699th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment was renamed 1048th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment.

25.6.57 renamed 2nd Guards Motorised Rifle Division:

Organisation 1960:

25.7.60 renamed 2nd Guards Training Motorised Rifle Division.

19.2.62 re-organised:

17.11.64 renamed 16th Guards Training Motorised Rifle Division.

18.8.68 renamed 100th Guards Training Motorised Rifle Division.

In 1968 the 54th independent Guards Training Sapper Battalion was renamed 54th independent Guards Training Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 11.72 the 0000 independent Training Anti-Tank Artillery Battalion was activated.

Organisation 1980:

7.9.85 named "imeni I.N. Russiyanov".

14.9.87 renamed 171st Guards District Training Center.

Organisation 1988:

In 5.90 the 1st Guards Training Motorised Rifle Regiment was renamed 73rd Guards Training Motorised Rifle Regiment.

Disbanded 6.92 - traditions, honors and awards were transferred to the 49th Training Tank Division.



Equipment 12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

The division was maintained as a Not Ready Division - High-Strength Cadre (US terms: Category III).