540th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment

540-й зенитно-ракетный полк

Military Unit: 04144

Activated 9.8.60 in Lvov, Lvov Oblast, from the 540th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment.

Initially with five S-75 (SA-2) battalions.


In 7.69 an independent Anti-Aircraft Missile Group with 3 launch S-200 (SA-5) battalions were added to the regiment:

In 1986 the first of three S-300PS (SA-10) Anti-Aircraft Missile Battalions were activated:

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

1.92 taken over by Ukraine.