159th Motorised Rifle Division

159-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 00000

Activated 1980 in Simferopol (Perevalnoye), Crimean Oblast, as a mobilisation division.

Initially with T-55, no APC, 100mm AT guns as artillery and BM-24.

Organisation 1988:

1.12.87 renamed 711th Territorial Training Center.

Disbanded 1989.

Storage Areas:


Equipment 12.85:

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The division was maintained as a Mobilisation Division (US terms: Mobilisation Division). Equipment set present, older types, with some APC and most trucks missing.