47th Motorised Rifle Division

47-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 68180

Activated 7.69 in Konotop, Sumskaya Oblast, replacing the 81st Guards Motorised Rifle Division, which was transferrred to the Far East.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 0000 independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.7.89 renamed 5198th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

In 11.91 absorbed by the 39th Guards Motorised Rifle Division.



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: Category III).