111th Red Banner Motorised Rifle Division

111-я мотострелковая Краснознамённая дивизия

Military Unit: 52495

Activated 4.6.57 in Sortavala, Karelian ASSR, from the 65th Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 645th independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 645th independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

In 1968 the 184th Motorised Rifle Regiment was used to activate the 71st Motorised Rifle Division, and was reformed.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1487th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

In 1987 the 379th Tank Regiment was renamed 91st independent Tank Battalion.

Organisation 1988:

In 4.93 the 1031st Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment was disbanded, and was replaced by the 901st Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment, from the 57th Guards Motorised Rifle Division.

1997 renamed 23rd Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

Disbanded 2007.



Equipment 12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Equipment 1.1.2000 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

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