151st Missile Regiment

151-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 18376

Activated 17.5.59 in Belaya Tserkov, Kiev Oblast, as the 335th Aviation (Missile) Regiment, under the 43rd Air Army DA.

9.8.59 renamed 335th Engineer Regiment, now at Stryy, Lvov Oblast, and a day later (10.8.59) the 151st Engineer Regiment.

1.7.60 renamed 151st Missile Regiment, and came under the 44th Missile Division.


The third battalion (four R-12 silos) stood down in 1984, followed by the 1st and 2nd battalion 24.3.88 (eight R-12 pads).

The regiment was disbanded 31.7.88.

US designation 1960-1989: Drogobych MRBM complex (Medenitsa, Drogobych and Stryy launch sites). Type I (pad) and IV (silo) sites.

Medenitsa launch site with R-12 pads (49 22 11N, 23 45 17E):

Drogobych launch site with 4 R-12 pads (49 25 24N, 23 34 54E):

Stryy launch site with 4 R-12U silos (49 16 45N, 23 42 52E):

Stryy launch sites 1987: Medenitsa and Drogobych