42nd Guards Prilukskaya order of Lenin Red Banner order of Bogdan Khmelnitskiy Tank Division

42-я гвардейская танковая Прилукская ордена Ленина Краснознамённая ордена Богдана Хмельницкого дивизия

Military Unit: 29410

Activated 4.6.57 in Gvardeyskoye, Dnepropetrovsk Oblast, from the 42nd Guards Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 the 139th independent Missile Battalion and the 150th independent Equipment Maintenance and Recovery Battalion was activated.

In 1968 the 772nd independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 772nd independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 152nd independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

1.9.90 renamed 6299th Equipment Storage Base.

Disbanded 5.91.



Equipment 12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

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