86th Guards Nikolaevskaya Red Banner Motorised Rifle Division

86-я гвардейская мотострелковая Николаевская Краснознамённая дивизия

Military Unit: 61498

Activated 17.5.57 in Beltsy, Moldavian SSR, from the 86th Guards Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 99th independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 99th independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

In 8.68 the 265th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment was transferred to the 48th Motorised Rifle Division, and was replaced by the 341st Motorised Rifle Regiment, from the same division.

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:

1.12.89 renamed 5381st Equipment Storage Base.

2.92 taken over by Moldova.



Equipment 12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Equipment 2.92:

Divisional coordinates:

The division was maintained as a Not Ready Division - Low-Strength Cadre (US terms: Category III).