82nd Motorised Rifle Division

82-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 11378

Activated 1969 in Volgograd, Volgograd Oblast, replacing the 266th Motorised Rifle Division, which was transferred 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, and the 128th independent Tank Battalion was activated.

Organisation 1980:

30.10.82 the 144th Motorised Rifle Regiment was transferred to the 20th Tank Division in Poland, and was replaced by the 255th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment, from the same division.

Organisation 1988:

1.6.90 renamed 6654th Equipment Storage Base:

17.3.92 again renamed 82nd Motorised Rifle Division.

Disbanded 6.93 - absorbed by the 20th 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 - High-Strength Cadre (US terms: Category III).