10th Guards Pechengskaya twice Red Banner orders of Aleksandr Nevskiy and the Red Star Motorised Rifle Division

10-я гвардейская мотострелковая Печенгская дважды Краснознамённая, орденов Александра Невского и Красной Звезды дивизия

Military Unit: 01510

Activated 1.6.62 in Akhaltsikhe, Georgian SSR, from the 10th Guards Mountain Rifle Division.

Organisation 1962:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1963(?) the 35th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment was transferred to the 145th Motorised Rifle Division, and was replaced by the 88th Motorised Rifle Regiment from the same division.

In 1968 the 542nd independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 542nd independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1972 the 000 independent Chemical Defence Company was renamed 620th independent Chemical Defence Battalion.

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1541st independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

In 3.91 the 393rd Guards Tank Regiment was divided into the 113th independent Guards Tank Battalion and the 1356th Motorised Rifle Regiment.

Disbanded 3.92 - tradition, honours and awards transferred to the 67th Motorised Rifle Division.



Equipment 12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

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