157th Motorised Rifle Division

157-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 12130

Activated 4.69 in Feodosiya, Crimean Oblast, replacing the 52nd Motorised Rifle Division, which had been transferred to Nizhneudinsk, Irkutsk Oblast.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 0000 independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1987:

1.12.87 renamed 710th Territorial Training Center.

1.9.89 renamed 5367th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

1.92 taken over by Ukraine.



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).