22nd Guards Cherkasskaya Red Banner order of Bogdan Khmelnitskiy Tank Division

22-я гвардейская танковая Черкасская Краснознамённая ордена Богдана Хмельницкого дивизия

Military Unit: 36895

Activated 4.6.57 in Novomoskovsk (Cherkasskoye), Dnepropetrovsk Oblast, from the 115th Guards Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 the 000 independent Missile Battalion and the 00 independent Equipment Maintenance and Recovery Battalion was activated.

In 1968 the 277th independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 277th independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 0000 independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

Disbanded 9.90 - to make room for the returning 93rd Guards Motorised Rifle Division.



Equipment 12.85:

Divisional coordinates:

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