88th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade

88-я зенитно-ракетная бригада

Military Unit: 83266

Activated 1960 in Fokino, Primorskiy Kray, as the 000 Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment.

Initially with 4 S-75 (SA-2) battalions.

In 1961 renamed 88th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade, when four additional S-125 (SA-3) battalions were activated.

Organisation 1960's:

In 1970 an independent Anti-Aircraft Missile Group with 2 launch S-200 (SA-5) battalions were added to the brigade:

In 1988/89 some battalions began conversion the S-300PS (SA-10) missile:

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

1994 renamed 589th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment.

An additional Anti-Aircraft Missile Battalion with S-300 (SA-10) missiles were later activated at 42 57 03N, 133 06 20E.