311th Missile Regiment

311-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 44108, from 1966: 45856

Activated 11.6.60 in Tatarsk, Novosibirsk Oblast, under the 213th Missile Brigade, and from 5.61 the 49th Guards Missile Division.

Construction of further sites with R-9A (SS-8) missiles at Omsk/Tatarsk were abandoned in 1961, and the regiment was transferred to the Baikonur test center on 13.10.62.

2.8.63 renamed 6th independent Engineering & Test Unit.

Reactivated 1966 in Derzhavinsk, Turgay Oblast, under the 38th Missile Division.

The regiment went on alert duty 13.8.68 with 6 R-36 (8K67) (SS-9) silos in area BRK-6.

The regiment stood down 1978 and converted to the R-36MUTTKh - alert duty from 10.79.

The regiment stood down 1992, and was disbanded (1992).

US designation: 1968 - 1979 Imeni Gastello ICBM Complex - Launch Group D (Six Type IIIC silos):
US designation: 1979 - 1992 Imeni Gastello ICBM Complex - Launch Group D (Six Type IIIF and one Type IIIX silos):