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 regiment consisted of two battalions with each 4 R-12 (SS-4) pads and one battalion with 4 R-12 silos.
The first battalion went on alert duty in late 1960 (four R-12 pads), the second in 1961 (four R-12 pads), and the third battalion in 1963 (four R-12 silos).
The third battalion (four R-12 silos) stood down in 1984, followed by the 1st and 2nd battalion in 1989 (eight R-12 pads).
The regiment was disbanded 1.8.89.
US designation 1960-1989: Drogobych MRBM complex (Medenitsa, Drogobych and Stryy launch sites). Type I (pad) and IV (silo) sites.
Medenitsa launch site (49 22 11N, 23 45 17E):
Drogobych launch site (49 25 01N, 23 34 50E):
Stryy launch site (49 16 44N, 23 42 54E):
Stryy launch sites 1987: Medenitsa and Drogobych