23rd Budapeshtskaya Red Banner order of Suvorov Tank Division

23-я танковая Будапештская Краснознамённая ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 18876

Activated 10.7.45 in Ovruch, Zhitomir Oblast, from the 23rd Tank Corps.

Organisation 1946:

23.5.53 re-organised:

In 4.55 the 1697th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment was renamed 1046th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment.

In 6.57 reorganised (ordered 12.3.57):

In 1960 the 87th independent Tank Training Battalion was disbanded.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 the 296th independent Missile Battalion and the 70th independent Equipment Maintenance and Recovery Battalion was activated.

In 1968 the 176th independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 176th independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1042nd independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.7.90 renamed 6065th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

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 Ready Division - Reduced Strength I (US terms: Category I).