224th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade

224-я зенитно-ракетная бригада

Military Unit: 95320

Activated 1960 in Gremikha, Murmansk Oblast, as the 991st Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment, from the 182nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment.

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

Organisation 1960's:

1968 renamed 224th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade.

During 1968 an independent Anti-Aircraft Missile Group with 2 launch S-200 (SA-5) battalions were added to the brigade:

1970's and 1980's with 2 S-200V (SA-5), 4 S-75 (SA-2) and 4 S-125 (SA-3) battalions.

Began coversion to the S-300PS (SA-10) missile in 1986 (1st battalion operational in 1987):

1991 with 2 S-200V (SA-5), 2 S-300PS (SA-10) and 4 S-125 (SA-3) battalions.

1993 renamed 000 Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment.

Disbanded 1997.