369th Guards Vladimir-Volynskiy order of Bogdan Khmelnitskiy Missile Regiment

369-й гвардейский ракетный Владимир-Волынский ордена Богдана Хмельницкого полк

Military Unit: 42691

Activated 9.59 in Zhitkovichi, Gomel Oblast, as the 369th Engineer Regiment RVGK, from the 47th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Brigade - under the 12th Engineer Brigade RVGK.

1.7.60 renamed 369th Guards Missile Regiment, now under the 33rd Guards Missile Division.


The regiment had no warheads for the missiles before April 1961.

The battalions stood down in 1975.

The regiment went on alert duty 17.12.76 with 6 RSD-10 Pioner (15P645) (SS-20) missiles, as only the third regiment in the RVSN.

The regiment stood down in 1977, and converted to the RSD-10 Pioner-K (15P645K) (SS-20) missile - alert duty from 1977 with 9 missiles.

In 10.85 the third battalion was disbanded, and the regiment was reduced to six 15P645K missiles.

The regiment stood down 1989, and began conversion to the RT-2PM (15P658) (SS-25) missile - alert duty 1989 with 9 missiles.

The regiment stood down in 1994, and the missiles were transferred to a regiment in Russia.

Disbanded in March 1997.

US designation 1960-1975: Kozhanovichi MRBM complex (Kozhanovichi launch sites 1 and 2). Type I (pad) sites.

Regimental coordinates:

Kozhanovichi launch site 1 with 4 R-12 pads (52 10 00N, 27 51 33E):

Kozhanovichi launch site 2 with 4 R-12 pads (52 11 25N, 27 48 08E):

One alternative fixed field site for the pad launchers, were set up at Lyudenevichi (52 18 00N, 27 42 22E).

Kozhanovichi Mobile IRBM Base (1976-1989 RSD-10 and 1989-1994 RT-2PM missiles) (52 11 29N, 27 48 17E):