489th Missile Regiment
489-й ракетный полк
Military Unit: 57342
Activated 16.7.64 in Kostroma, Kostroma Oblast, under the 10th Guards Missile Division.
The regiment was to have controlled the planned site BSP-21 with 2 R-16 pads, which was never completed.
13.9.65 transferred to Kartaly, Chelyabinsk Oblast, under the 59th Missile Division.
The regiment went on alert duty 30.12.66 with 6 R-36 (8K67) (SS-9) missiles in area BRK-2.
The regiment stood down 5.5.75, and began conversion to the R-36M (SS-18 missile) - alert duty from 3.12.76.
The regiment stood down 1981, and began conversion to the R-36MUTTKh (SS-18 missile) - alert duty from 1981.
US designation: 1966 - 1976 Kartaly ICBM Complex - Launch Group
B (Six Type IIIC silos):
US designation: 1976 - 2005 Kartaly ICBM Complex - Launch Group B (Six Type IIIF and one Type IIIX silos):