38th Guards Lozovskaya Red Banner Motorised Rifle Division

38-я гвардейская мотострелковая Лозовская Краснознамённая дивизия

Military Unit: 06705

Activated 5.6.57 in Vyshniy Volochek, Kalinin (Tver) Oblast, as the 38th Guards Motorised Rifle Division, from the 38th Guards Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 190th independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 190th independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1164th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.10.89 renamed 131st Guards Machine-Gun Artillery Division

1.10.89 the 115th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment was disbanded, and was replaced by the 298th Machine-Gun Artillery Regiment (activated from the 11th Fortified Area, Dosatuy, from 1.9.06 Borzya).

In 6.90 the 1156th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment was replaced by the 347th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment (with SA-6).

21.6.93 the 77th independent Missile Battalion was disbanded.

8.2001 renamed 131st Guards Motorised Rifle Division.

8.2001 the 298th Machine-Gun Artillery Regiment was renamed 298th Motorised Rifle Regiment, while the 113th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment was replaced by the 272nd Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment.

1.6.2009 renamed 36th independent Guards Motorised Rifle Brigade.



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