218th Motorised Rifle Division

218-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 48256

Activated 5.81 in Abakan, Khakasskaya Autonomous Oblast, as a mobilisation division.

The division was unmanned, except for some pre-assigned officers, serving with the parent division (242nd Motorised Rifle Division).

Organisation 1987:

1.12.89 renamed 5349th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

Disbanded 1993.



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The division was maintained as a Mobilisation Division (US terms: Mobilisation Division). Equipment set present, older types, substantial equipment shortfalls.