160th Varshavskaya order of Suvorov Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade

160-я зенитно-ракетная Варшавская ордена Суворова бригада

Military Unit: 25252

Activated 2.3.61 in Odessa, Odessa Oblast, from the 679th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment (activated 1960) and the 665th Fighter Aviation Regiment.

Initially with four S-75 (SA-2) and six S-125 (SA-3) battalions (including two S-125 mobilization battalions, which were disbanded 1.12.63).

Two new S-125 (SA-3) mobilisation battalions were activated 1.7.67.

Organisation 1960's:

In 4.69 an independent Anti-Aircraft Missile Group with 3 launch S-200 (from 1973 S-200V) (SA-5) battalions were added to the brigade:

1969 with 3 S-200 (SA-5), 3 S-75 (SA-2), 4 S-125 (SA-3) and 2 S-125 (SA-3, mobilisation) battalions.

Began conversion to the S-300PS (SA-10) missile in 1988, replacing the S-75 and S-125 battalions.

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

Taken over by Ukraine 1.6.92.