47th Missile Division

47-я ракетная дивизия

Military Unit: 33967

Commanders:

Activated 5.60 in Yasnaya (Olovyannaya), Chita Oblast, as the 124th Missile Brigade.

Initially under the 57th Artilley Range Administration, and from 3.61 the 8th independent Missile Corps.

30.5.61 renamed 47th Missile Division.

Organisation 1963:

In 3.64 all battalions were upgraded to regiments.

Organisation 1965:

In 1966 the first UR-100 silos were constructed.

Organisation 1970:

From 8.6.70 attached to the 53rd Missile Army.

The R-16 missile was withdrawn in 1977.

Organisation 1985:

Disbanded 1991.

Support Units:

Divisional coordinates:

For launch silos, see individual regiments.