45th Guards Rovenskaya order of Lenin Red Banner order of Suvorov Training Tank Division

45-я гвардейская учебная танковая Ровенская ордена Ленина Краснознамённая ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 61211

Activated 20.5.57 in Pechi (Borisov), Minsk Oblast, as the 47th Guards Tank Division, from the 15th Guards Mechanised Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 the 000 independent Missile Battalion and the 198th independent Equipment Maintenance and Recovery Battalion was activated.

In 4.65 renamed 47th Guards Training Tank Division.

1.11.65 renamed 45th Guards Training Tank Division.

In 1968 the 207th independent Guards Sapper Battalion was renamed 207th independent Guards Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

Organisation 1980:

1.9.87 renamed 72nd Guards District Training Center.

Organisation 1988:

In 3.92 taken over by Belarus.



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).