161st Stanislavskaya Red Banner order of Bogdan Khmelnitskiy Motorised Rifle Division

161-я мотострелковая Станиславская Краснознамённая ордена Богдана Хмельницкого дивизия

Military Unit: 24182

Activated 4.6.57 in Izyaslav, Khmelnitskiy Oblast, as the 99th Motorised Rifle Division, from the 24th Mechanised Division.

Organisation 1957:

In 7.58 the 318th Motorised Rifle Regiment and the 105th Guards Tank Regiment were replaced by the 57th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment and the 83rd Tank Regiment.

In 9.59 the 314th Motorised Rifle Regiment was disbanded, and was replaced by the 313th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment, from the 83rd Guards Motorised Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

11.1.65 renamed 161st Motorised Rifle Division.

In 1968 the 336th independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 336th independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 660th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

In 9.88 the 000 independent Missile Battalion was transferred to the new 461st Missile Brigade.

1.92 taken over by Ukraine.



Equipment 1.12.85:

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).