180th Kievskaya Red Banner orders of Suvorov and Kutuzov Motorised Rifle Division

180-я мотострелковая Киевская Краснознамённая орденов Суворова и Кутузова дивизия

Military Unit: 28907

Activated 17.5.57 in Belgorod-Dnestrovskiy, Odessa Oblast, as the 88th Motorised Rifle Division, from the 14th Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

17.11.64 renamed 180th Motorised Rifle Division.

In 1968 the 33rd independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 33rd independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1041st independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.12.89 ordered renamed 5775th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base, but this was apparently delayed to at least 1991.

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).