147th Red Banner Motorised Rifle Division

147-я мотострелковая Краснознамённая дивизия

Military Unit: 01237

Activated 25.6.57 in Akhalkalaki, Georgian SSR, from the 147th Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 889th independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 889th independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1972 the 000 independent Chemical Defence Company was renamed 628th independent Chemical Defence Battalion.

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1554th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

In 4.90 the 196th Tank Regiment was divided into the 115th independent Tank Battalion and the 1359th Motorised Rifle Regiment.

2.1991 renamed 6026th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

21.8.92 renamed 62nd Russian Military 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 Ready Division - Reduced Strength II (US terms: Cathegory II).