11th Guards Prikarpatsko-Berlinskaya Red Banner order of Suvorov Tank Division

11-я гвардейская танковая Прикарпатско-Берлинская Краснознамённая ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 61859; from 3.47: 58325

Activated 5.7.45 in Dresden, East Germany, from the 11th Guards Tank Corps.

Organisation 1946:

6.5.54 re-organised:

In 6.57 reorganised (ordered 12.3.57):

In 1960 the 58th independent Tank Training Battalion was disbanded.

Organisation 1960:

In 1961 the 638th independent Missile Battalion was activated.

19.2.62 the 61st independent Equipment Maintenance and Recovery Battalion was activated.

In 1968 the 134th independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 134th independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1972 the 528th independent Chemical Defence Company was renamed 128th independent Chemical Defence Battalion.

In 1980 the 670th independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1073rd independent Material Supply Battalion, and the 53rd independent Reactive Artillery Battery was absorbed by the Artillery Regiment.

Organisation 1980:

In 6.83 the 638th independent Missile Battalion was transferred to the 432nd Missile Brigade.

Organisation 1988:

20.3.92 taken over by Belarus.




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%.