6th independent Guards Berlinskaya order of Bogdan Khmelnitskiy Motorised Rifle Brigade

6-я отдельная гвардейская мотострелковая Берлинская ордена Богдана Хмельницкого бригада

Military Unit: 67586

Activated 20.8.62 in Berlin-Karlshorst, East Germany, from the 137th independent Guards Protection Battalion.


Tasked with the protection of East Berlin. Supplied guards to the Spandau prison, and honor guards to the monument for Soviet soldiers in Tiergarten.

In 1997 united with the 63rd Guards Tank Regiment, and was renamed 6th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment.



Equipment 1974:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

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