295th Khersonskaya order of Lenin Red Banner order of Suvorov Motorised Rifle Division

295-я мотострелковая Херсонская ордена Ленина Краснознамённая ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 39486

Activated 25.6.57 in Baku, Azerbaizhan SSR, as the 49th Motorised Rifle Division, from the 49th Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

17.11.64 renamed 295th Motorised Rifle Division.

In 1968 the 224th independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 224th independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1972 the 000 independent Chemical Defence Company was renamed 631st independent Chemical Defence Battalion.

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1557th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

In 4.91 the 298th Tank Regiment was divided into the 121st independent Tank Battalion and the 1364th Motorised Rifle Regiment.

Disbanded 6.92 - the equipment were handed over to Azerbaizhan.



Equipment 12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

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