11th Guards Kuzbassko-Nezhinskaya order of Suvorov Motorised Rifle Division

11-я гвардейская мотострелковая Кузбасско-Нежинская ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 58900

Activated 17.5.57 in Fürstenwalde, East Germany, from the 7th Guards Mechanised Division.

Organisation 1957:

5.58 transferred to Smolensk, Smolensk Oblast, which led to several organisational changes:

5.58 (after the transfer to Smolensk), the 57th Guards Tank Regiment was disbanded, and was replaced by the 91st Tank Regiment, from the disbanded 82nd Motorised Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 22nd independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 22nd independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 688th independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1160th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.12.89 renamed 5890th Guards Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

Disbanded 9.92.



Divisional coordinates:

The division was maintained as a Ready Division - Reduced Strength II (US terms: Category II).