109th Missile Regiment

109-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 18323

Activated 12.58 in Nikolaevka, Primorskiy Kray, as the 276th Aviation (Missile) Regiment, from the 442nd Bomber Aviation Regiment, under the 96th Aviation (Missile) Division.

9.8.59 renamed 276th Engineer Regiment, and a day later (10.8.59) the 109th Engineer Regiment.

1.7.60 renamed 109th Missile Regiment, now under the 45th Missile Division.


The regiment stood down in 1970, and was disbanded (1970).

US designation: Suchan MRBM complex (Novitskoye and Severnyy Suchan launch sites). Type I (pad) sites.

Novitskoye launch site with 4 R-12 pads (43 01 54N, 133 16 55E):

Severnyy Suchan launch site with R-12 pads (43 10 15N, 133 19 53E):