277th order of Kutuzov Motorised Rifle Division

277-я мотострелковая ордена Кутузова дивизия

Military Unit: 44980

Activated 30.3.70 in Pokrovka, Primorskiy Kray, from the 66th Tank Division.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1139th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.6.90 renamed 127th Machine-Gun Artillery Division:

1.6.2009 renamed 59th independent Motorised Rifle Brigade.



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