5th Guards Konstantskiy order of the Patriotic War Maritime Missile Aviation Regiment
5-й гвардейский морской ракетоносный Констанцский ордена Отечественной войны авиационный полк
Military Unit: 42870
Activated 15.11.39 in Gvardeskoye, Crimean Oblast, as the 2nd Maritime-Torpedo Aviation Regiment, from the 35th Maritime-Torpedo Aviation Squadron.
3.4.42 renamed 5th Guards Maritime-Torpedo Aviation Regiment.
30.8.55 renamed 5th Guards Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment for Special Use.
3.10.57 renamed 5th Guards Long-Range Maritime-Torpedo Aviation Regiment.
1.5.61 renamed 5th independent Guards Maritime Missile Aviation Regiment.
1971 equipped with Tu-16K-10-26 (1st AE), Tu-16K-26 (2nd AE), Tu-16SPS (3rd AE) and Tu-16E (3rd AE).
4.5.85 awarded the order of the Patriotic War.