23rd Guards Orlovsko-Berlinskaya order of Lenin Red Banner Missile Division

23-я гвардейская ракетная Орловско-Берлинская ордена Ленина Краснознаменная дивизия

Military Unit: 21201; from 5.93: 93971


Activated 1.4.59 in Vypolzovo, Tver oblast, as the 25th Guards Orlovsko-Berlinskaya Red Banner Aviation (Missile) Division, from the 11th Guards Heavy Bomber Aviation Division.

Initial organisation:

15.3.60 relocated to Valga, Estonia.

Organisation 5.60:

1.7.60 renamed 23rd Guards Orlovsko-Berlinskaya Red Banner Missile Division.

Organisation 1963:

22.2.68 awarded the order of Lenin.

30.4.82 ordered to relocate to Kansk, Krasnoyarsk Kray - the division stood down 28.9.82.

15.5.83 arrived in Kansk, Krasnoyarsk Kray.

Organisation 1985:

The last RSD-10 Pioner missile regiment stood down 15.12.88, and the division began preparations to convert to the RT-2PM (SS-25) missile.

Organisation 1994:

From 16.9.02 attached to the 33rd Guards Missile Army.

Disbanded 2007.


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