307th Missile Regiment

307-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 54117, from 30.9.83: 29532

Activated 25.5.60 at Elgava, Latvia, under the 29th Guards Missile Division (formed from a Tank Regiment).

Organisation:

The third battalion stood down 1.2.80 (R-12U silos), followed by the two remaining battalions 24.5.82 (R-12 pads).

The regiment was transferred to Barnaul, Altaiskiy Kray in 30.9.83, attached to the 35th Missile Division.

The regiment went on alert duty with 9 RSD-10 Pioner-UTTKh (15P653) (SS-20) missiles 23.12.83.

The regiment stood down 1990, and began conversion to the RT-2PM (SS-25) missile - went on alert duty 28.8.92 with 9 missiles.

US designation 1960-1983: Jelgava MRBM complex (Iecava launch sites 1 - 3). Type II (pad) and IV (silo) sites.

Iecava launch site 1 with 4 R-12 pads (56 35 33N, 24 04 01E):

Iecava launch site 2 with 4 R-12 pads (56 39 38N, 24 07 35E):

Iecava launch site 3 with 4 R-12U silos (56 33 00N, 24 20 32E):

Two alternative fixed field sites for the pad launchers, were set up at Jelgava 1 (56 38 50N, 23 52 50E) and Jelgava 2 (56 44 15N, 23 55 00E), but both had become inactive by 1967.

Barnaul launch site 4 (1983-1990 RSD-10 and 1992-today RT-2PM missiles) (53 18 47N, 84 30 27E):