272nd Missile Regiment

272-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 68258

Activated 6.64 at Vypolzovo, Tver Oblast, from the 2nd Battalion of the 183rd Missile Regiment - under the 7th Guards Missile Division.

The regiment controlled site BSP-42 with 2 R-16 (SS-7) pads.

The regiment stood down in 1969, and the BSP-42 site was transferred to the 183rd Missile Regiment.

The regiment went on alert duty 25.12.69 in area BRK-8, with 10 UR-100 (SS-11) silos.

Converted to the MR-UR-100 (15P015) (SS-17) missile in 1977 - alert duty from 3.11.77 with 10 silos.

The regiment stood down in 1991 (was in the process when the START treaty was signed), and was disbanded 1.4.92.

US designation 1964-1969: Yedrovo ICBM complex (Launch site F, later launch site 6). Type IID pads.

Yedrovo Launch Site 6 (BSP-42) (57 43 40N, 33 06 30E):

US designation: 1969 - 1977 Yedrovo ICBM Complex - Launch Group P (Ten Type IIID silos):
US designation: 1977 - 1991 Yedrovo ICBM Complex - Launch Group P (Ten Type IIIH and one Type IIIX silos):