357th Guards Missile Regiment
357-й гвардейский ракетный полк
Military Unit: 54097
Activated 18.6.60 at Pashino, Novosibirsk Oblast, under the 212th Guards Missile Brigade, and from 5.61 the 39th Guards Missile Division.
1963 with 3 battalions at three sites:
In March 1964 all battalions were upgraded to regiments:
The regiment stood down in 1977.
The regiment went on alert duty 15.11.79 with 9 RSD-10 Pioner-K (15P645K) missiles.
The regiment stood down in 1981, and began conversion to the RSD-10 Pioner-UTTKh (15P653) missile - alert duty from 1981 with 9 missiles.
The regiment stood down in 1989, and began conversion to the RT-2PM Topol (15P158) missile - alert duty from 11.5.90 with 9 missiles.
US designation 1964-1977: Novosibirsk ICBM complex (Launch site E, later Launch Site 5). Type IID pads.
Novosibirsk Launch Site 5 (BSP-12) 1964-1977 (55 19 37N, 82 56 30E):
Novosibirsk Mobile IRBM/ICBM Base 3 (BSP-12) (RSD-10 and RT-2PM missiles) (55 19 37N, 82 56 30E):