81st Guards Krasnogradskaya Red Banner order of Suvorov Motorised Rifle Division

81-я гвардейская мотострелковая Красноградская Краснознамённая ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 82622; from 7.69: 46102

Activated 4.6.57 in Bucharest, Romania, from the 81st Guards Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 236th independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 236th independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1972 the 000 independent Chemical Defence Company was renamed 54th independent Chemical Defence Battalion.

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1134th independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.6.2009 renamed 57th independent Guards Motorised Rifle Brigade.



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