97th Guards Poltavskaya Red Banner orders of Suvorov and Bogdan Khmelnitskiy Motorised Rifle Division

97-я гвардейская мотострелковая Полтавская Краснознамённая орденов Суворова и Богдана Хмельницкого дивизия

Military Unit: 03049

Activated 4.6.57 in Slavuta, Khmelnitskiy Oblast, from the 97th Guards Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 110th independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 110th independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

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:

In 9.88 the 687th independent Missile Battalion was transferred to the new 461st Missile Brigade.

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).