70th Guards Glukhovskaya order of Lenin twice Red Banner orders of Suvorov Kutuzov and Bogdan Khmelmitskiy Motorised Rifle Division

70-я гвардейская мотострелковая Глуховская ордена Ленина дважды Краснознамённая орденов Суворова, Кутузова и Богдана Хмельницкого дивизия

Military Unit: 73847

Activated 25.6.57 in Ivano-Frankovsk, Ivano-Frankovsk Oblast, from the 70th Guards Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 77th independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 77th independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 643rd independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.91 renamed 857th Military Equipment Storage Base.

1.92 taken over by Ukraine.



Equipment 1.12.85:

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).