40th Krasnoselskaya Red Banner order of Suvorov Missile Division

40-я ракетная Красносельская Краснознаменная ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 14297


Activated 1.9.60 in Kingisepp, Leningrad Oblast, as the 8th Missile Brigade.

In 1961 the HQ moved to Ostrov, Pskov Oblast.

30.5.61 renamed 40th Missile Division.

Honours and awards were transferred from the 51st Cannon Artillery Brigade.

Initial organisation 1962:

In 1982 the 303rd Missile Regiment was disbanded.

In 1984 the 24th Missile Regiment was transferred to Kansk, while two regiments was added from the 23rd Guards Missile Division in 1982.

Organisation 1983:

Disbanded 31.7.90.


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