156th Motorised Rifle Division

156-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 68194

Activated 6.68 in Novorossiysk, Krasnodar Kray, (initially as a mobilisation division), to replace the 73rd Motorised Rifle Division, which was transferred to the Far East.

Organisation 1988:

1.12.87 renamed 880th Territorial Training Center.

1.10.89 renamed 5383rd Equipment Storage Base.

Disbanded 1992.

Storage Areas:


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).