19th Voronezhsko-Shumlenskaya Red Banner orders of Suvorov and the Labor Red Banner Motorised Rifle Division

19-я мотострелковая Воронежско-Шумленская Краснознамённая орденов Суворова и Трудового Красного Знамени дивизия

Military Unit: 20634

Activated 15.5.57 in Ordzhonikidze, Severo-Osetinskaya ASSR, as the 92nd Motorised Rifle Division, from the 19th Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

17.12.64 renamed 19th Motorised Rifle Division.

In 1968 the 1493rd independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 1493rd independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 12.79 the 32nd Motorised Rifle Regiment was transferred to Osh, Osh Oblast, and was replaced by the new 503rd Motorised Rifle Regiment.

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1096th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

In 2.91 absorbed parts of the 12th Guards Tank Division:

In 7.92 the 1077th independent Electronic Warfare Battalion was activated.

1.7.94 the 000 independent Chemical Defence Company was renamed 532nd independent Chemical Defence Battalion.

In 1994 the 397th Tank Regiment was renamed 141st independent Tank Battalion.

1.6.2009 renamed 19th independent Guards Motorised Rifle Brigade.



Equipment 12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Equipment 1.1.2000 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

The division was maintained as a Not Ready Division - High-Strength Cadre (US terms: Category III).