175th Missile Regiment
175-й ракетный полк
Military Unit: 95853, from 1969: 26164
Activated 31.3.64 in Nizhniy Tagil, Sverdlovsk Oblast, from the 40th independent Missile Battalion, under the 42nd Missile Division.
The regiment controlled site BSP-5 with 2 R-16 (SS-7) pads - alert duty from 12.2.62.
The regiment stood down in 1969 (BSP-5 site to the 580th Missile Regiment), and was transferred to Dombarovskiy, Orenburg Oblast, attached to the 13th Missile Division.
The regiment went on alert duty 19.11.70 with 6 R-36 (8K67) (SS-9) missiles in area BRK-9.
The regiment stood down in 1978, and began conversion to the R-36MUTTKh (SS-18 missile) - alert duty from 18.2.79.
The regiment stood down in 1988, and began conversion to the R-36M2 - alert duty from 29.12.90.
US designation 1964-1969: Verkhnyaya Salda ICBM Complex (Launch Site D, later Launch Site 4). Type IIB pads.
Verkhnyaya Salda Launch Site 4 (BSP-5) (58 11 50N, 60 34 41E):
US designation: 1970 - 1979 Dombarovskiy ICBM Complex - Launch Group
I (Six Type IIIC silos):
US designation: 1979 - today Dombarovskiy ICBM Complex - Launch Group I (Six Type IIIF and one Type IIIX silos):