41st Guards Lvovsko-Berlinskaya orders of  Kutuzov and Bogdan Khmelnitskiy Missile Division

41-я гвардейская ракетная Львовско-Берлинская ордена Кутузова и Богдана Хмельницкого дивизия

Military Unit: 34159


Activated 11.6.60 in Tyumen, Tyumen Oblast, as the 216th Missile Brigade, from the 138th Guards Anti-Aircraft Artillery Brigade.

29.4.61 took over the honors and awards from the 138th Guards Anti-Aircraft Artillery Brigade.

30.5.61 renamed 41st Guards Missile Division.

Initial organisation:

15.8.64 divisional HQ was transferred to Aleysk, Altai Kray, where construction of new silos for the R-36 (SS-9) missile would begin in 1965.

1.8.64 to 5.65 also controlled the 553rd Missile Regiment.

Organisation 1970:

Only 30 silos constructed due to difficult terrain.

1976 began conversion to the R-36M (SS-18) missile.

Organisation 1983:

In January 2000 the first 12 missiles were removed from service, followed by the disbandment of the first regiment 4.5.01.

The final regiment went off duty 31.8.01, and the division was disbanded 1.12.2001.


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For launch silos, see individual regiments.