43rd Red Banner Missile Army
Military Unit: 35564
Colonel-General of Aviation Georgy Nikolaevich Tupikov,
22.11.60 - 25.11.61
Colonel-General Pavel Borisovich Dankevich, 25.11.61 -
Colonel-General Aleksandr Grigorevich Shevtsov, 24.8.62 -
Colonel-General Mikhail Grigorevich Grigorev, 20.6.66 -
Colonel-General Aleksey Dmitrievich Melekhin, 25.4.68 -
Colonel-General Yury Petrovich Zabegaylov, 15.7.74 -
Colonel-General Vadim Serafimovich Nedelin, 18.12.75 -
Colonel-General Aleksandr Petrovich Volkov, 15.8.82 -
Lieutenant-General Valery Vasilevich Kirilin, 22.7.87 -
Colonel-General Vladimir Alekseevich Mikhtyuk, 10.1.91 -
Activated 1.9.60 in Vinnitsa, Vinnitsa Oblast, from the 43rd Air
From 19.3.70 the 33rd Guards Missile Division
was attached to the 43rd Missile Army.
44th Missile Division (Kolomiya,
19th Missile Division (Rakovo,
50th Missile Division (Belokorovichi,
46th Missile Division (Pervomaisk,
43rd Guards Missile Division
(Romny, Sumy Oblast)
35th Missile Division (Ordzhonikidze,
33rd Guards Missile Division
(Mozyr, Gomel Oblast)
37th Guards Missile Division
(Lutsk, Volyn Oblast)
60th independent Missile Regiment
(Pultovtsy, Vinnitsa Oblast)
434th independent Missile Regiment
(Pervomaysk, Luhansk Oblast)
25.5.75 awarded the Red Banner.
12.12.81 the 35th Missile Division
left the Army, and was transferred to Barnaul, Altaiskiy Kray.
The 44th Missile Division was disbanded
In June 1990 the 50th Missile Army was
disbanded, and two of its divisions became attached to the 43rd Missile Army.
The 50th Missile Division was disbanded
30.4.91, followed by the 43rd Guards Missile Division
31.12.92 and the 37th Guards Missile Division 31.12.93.
In March 1993 three divisions (33rd Guards,
49th Guards and 32nd) were
transferred to the 27th Guards Missile Army.