245th Motorised Rifle Division

245-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 46108

Activated 31.8.67 in Kursk, Kursk Oblast, to replace the 272nd Motorised Rifle Division, which had been transferred to the Far East.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1166th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.9.97 renamed 6803rd Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

1.12.2001 inherited the tradition, honors and awards from the 2nd Guards Tank Division, and was renamed 245th Guards Motorised Rifle Division.

1.12.2005 disbanded.

1.2.2006 re-activated as the 6th Guards Weapons and Equipment Storage Base (Mechanised Troops).



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