22nd Krasnodarsko-Kharbinskaya twice Red Banner Motorised Rifle Division

22-я мотострелковая Краснодарско-Харбинская дважды Краснознамённая дивизия

Military Unit: 10103

Activated 17.5.57 in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatka, Kamchatskaya Oblast, from the 22nd Rifle Division.

In 1958 the 112th Tank Regiment was reduced to the 7th independent Tank Battalion.

Organisation 1960:

The 157th Artillery Regiment was disbanded in 1961, and was replaced by an independent Artillery Battalion.

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1962 the independent Artillery Battalion was expanded to the 996th Artillery Regiment, and the 7th independent Tank Battalion was expanded to the 168th Tank Regiment.

In 1968 the 765th independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 765th independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1972 the 000 independent Chemical Defence Company was renamed 591st independent Chemical Defence Battalion.

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1251st independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

In 1982 the 168th Tank Regiment was renamed 59th independent Tank Battalion.

Organisation 1988:

1.6.2002 renamed 40th independent Motorised Rifle Brigade.

2007 renamed 40th independent Naval Infantry Brigade.



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The division was maintained as a Ready Division - Reduced Strength II (US terms: Category II).