17th Guards Enakievsko-Dunayskaya Red Banner order of Suvorov Motorised Rifle Division

17-я гвардейская мотострелковая Енакиевско-Дунайская Краснознаменная ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 11828

Activated 20.4.57 in Szombathely, Hungary, from the 17th Guards Mechanised Division.

Organisation 1957:

Re-organised in 7.58:

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 42nd independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 42nd independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 726th independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 166th 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).