131st Missile Regiment

131-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 32111, from 1968: 26161, from 1970: 01074

Activated 1.7.60 in Yurya, Kirov Oblast, under the 25th Missile Brigade, and from 5.61 the 8th Missile Division.

1963 with 3 battalions at three sites:

In March 1964 all battalions were upgraded to regiments:

In 1968 the regiment stood down, and the BSP-18 site was transferred to the 776th Guards Missile Regiment.

1969 transferred to Kostroma, Kostroma Oblast, under the 10th Guards Missile Division.

1970 transferred to Uzhur, Krasnoyarsk Kray, under the 62nd Missile Division.

The regiment went on alert duty 16.11.71 with 6 R-36 (8K67) (SS-9) missiles in area BRK-10.

The regiment stood down 1979, and began conversion to the R-36MUTTKh (SS-18) missile - alert duty from 21.11.80.

Disbanded 1.12.09.

US designation 1960-1968: Yurya ICBM complex (Launch site F, later Launch Site 7). Type IIB pads.

Yurya Launch Site 7 (BSP-18) (59 20 47N, 49 13 55E):

US designation: 1971 - 1980 Uzhur ICBM Complex - Launch Group J (Six Type IIIC silos):
US designation: 1980 - 2009 Uzhur ICBM Complex - Launch Group J (Six Type IIIF and one Type IIIX silos):