494th Missile Regiment
494-й ракетный полк
Military Unit: 39986
Activated 1966 in Dombarovskiy, Orenburg Oblast, under the 13th Missile Division.
The regiment went on alert duty 21.8.68 with 6 R-36 (8K67) (SS-9) missiles in area BRK-5.
The regiment stood down in 15.2.77, and began conversion to the R-36M (SS-18 missile) - alert duty from 4.10.78.
The regiment stood down in 1988, and began conversion to the R-36M2 - alert duty from 16.3.90.
US designation: 1968 - 1978 Dombarovskiy ICBM Complex - Launch Group
E (Six Type IIIC silos):
US designation: 1978 - today Dombarovskiy ICBM Complex - Launch Group E (Six Type IIIF and one Type IIIX silos):