94th Guards Zvenigorodsko-Berlinskaya order of Suvorov Motorised Rifle Division

94-я гвардейская мотострелковая Звенигородско-Берлинская ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 35882

Activated 17.5.57 in Schwerin, East Germany, from the 94th Guards Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

In 1961 the 1562nd independent Missile Battalion was activated.

19.2.62 the 52nd independent Equipment Maintenance and Recovery Battalion was activated

In 5.62 the 28th independent Tank Battalion was activated.

In 11.67 the 283rd Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment was replaced by the 204th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment, from the 16th Guards Tank Division.

In 1968 the 107th independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 107th independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion, while the 496th independent Anti-Tank Artillery Battalion was activated.

Organisation 1970:

In 1972 the 230th independent Chemical Defence Company was renamed 365th independent Chemical Defence Battalion.

In 1980 the 750th independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1130th independent Material Supply Battalion, and the independent Reactive Artillery Battery was absorbed by the Artillery Regiment.

Organisation 1980:

In 9.87 the 1562nd independent Missile Battalion was transferred to the new 458th Missile Brigade.

Organisation 1988:

In 9.93 renamed 74th independent Guards Motorised Rifle Brigade, while the 288th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment and the 74th Guards Tank Regiment were transferred to the 85th Motorised Rifle Division.




Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

The division was maintained as a Ready Division - First Line (US terms: Category I) - manning was almost 100%.