57th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade

57-я зенитно-ракетная бригада

Military Unit: 92851

Activated 1.5.60 in Sverdlovsk (Berezovskiy), Sverdlovsk Oblast, from the 505th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment and the 306th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion.

Initially with 7 S-75 (SA-2) battalions.

Organisation 1960's:

In 1967 an independent Anti-Aircraft Missile Group with 3 launch S-200 (SA-5) battalions were added to the brigade:

In 1986 began conversion to the S-300PS (SA-10) missile:

1989 with 3 S-75, 4 S-300PS and 3 S-200 battalions.

1997 renamed 185th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment.