127th Red Banner Motorised Rifle Division

127-я мотострелковая Краснознамённая дивизия

Military Unit: 04436

Activated 25.6.57 in Leninakan, Armenian SSR, from the 37th Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 550th independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 550th independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1972 the 000 independent Chemical Defence Company was renamed 626th independent Chemical Defence Battalion.

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1552nd independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

In 4.90 the 120th Guards Tank Regiment was divided into the 116th independent Guards Tank Battalion and the 1360th Motorised Rifle Regiment.

21.8.92 renamed 102nd Russian Military Base.



Equipment 1.12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Equipment 1.1.2000 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

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