1170th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment

1170-й зенитный ракетный полк

Military Unit: 48413

Activated 1960 in Nikolayev, Nikolayev Oblast, as the 858th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment, from the 858th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment.

Originally with seven S-75 (SA-2) battalions, but three were transferred to the 500th Guards Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment in 1963.

Six S-125 (SA-3) battalions were activated in 1967.

1968 renamed 211th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade.


* including two mobilization battalions - all probably co-located with the S-75 battalions and were disbanded before 1984

1981-1982 two battalions converted to the S-300PT (SA-10) missile (operational 1982), followed by 3 S-300PS battalions in 1984.

1984 renamed 1170th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment.

1991 with 2 S-300PT (SA-10) and 3 S-300PS (SA-10) battalions.

6.92 taken over by Ukraine.