148th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade

148-я зенитно-ракетная бригада

Military Unit: 44397

Activated 3.60 in Kharkov, Kharkov Oblast, as the 965th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment, from the 965th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment.

Initially with 4 S-75 (SA-2) battalions, while 3 S-125 (SA-3) battalions were added in 1967.

Organisation late 1960's:

1.10.72 renamed 148th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade.

In 1973 an independent Anti-Aircraft Missile Group with 3 launch S-200 (SA-5) battalions were added to the brigade:

Began conversion to the S-300PS (SA-10) missile in 1984/1985:

1991 with 3 S-200 (SA-5) and 6 S-300PS (SA-10) battalions.

6.92 taken over by Ukraine.