143rd Missile Regiment
143-й ракетный полк
Military Unit: 43182, from 1969: 21423
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:
The regiment stood down 1968, and the BSP-3 site was transferred to the 715th Missile Regiment.
In 1969 transferred to Kostroma, Kostroma Oblast, now under the 10th Guards Missile Division.
The regiment went on alert duty 1970 with 10 UR-100 (8K84M) (SS-11) silos in area BRK-12.
The regiment stood down in 1984 and was disbanded (1987).
In 1969 transferred to Kozelsk, Kaluga Oblast, and came under the 28th Guards Missile Division.
The regiment went on alert duty 1970 with 10 UR-100 (SS-11) silos in area BRK-12.
Construction of a new LCF (Type IIIX silo) (Launch Control Facility QQ) began 12.77 near silo 102Q, but construction stopped 11.78, and the silo was backfilled, as the planned conversion to MR-UR-100 (15A15) (SS-17) was cancelled.
The regiment stood down and was disbanded 1985.
US designation 1964-1969: Yurya ICBM complex (Launch site C, later Launch Site 3). Type IIB pads.
US designation 1970-1985: Kostroma ICBM Complex - Launch Group Q (Ten Type IIID silos).
Yurya Launch Site 3 (BSP-3) (59 13 09N, 49 25 17E):
Kostroma ICBM Complex 1970-1984 - Launch Group Q (Type IIID):