200th Motorised Rifle Division

200-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 18626

Activated 1981 in Piryatin, Poltava Oblast, as a mobilisation division.

The division was unmanned, except for some pre-assigned officers, serving with the parent division (25th Guards Motorised Rifle Division).

Organisation 1988:

1.12.87 renamed 850th Territorial Training Center.

1.7.89 renamed 5196th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

1.6.91 absorbed by the 4214th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

Storage Areas:


Equipment 12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

The division was maintained as a Mobilisation Division (US terms: Mobilisation Base). Equipment set present, older types, with some APC and most trucks missing. Upgraded with newer weapons in 1989-1990 from the 25th Guards Motorised Rifle Division.