497th Missile Regiment

497-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 33952

Activated 6.60 in Ukurey, Chitinskaya Oblast, under the 119th Missile Brigade, from 5.61 the 4th Missile Division.

Did not operate any R-16 (SS-7) sites, due to difficult terrain, and remained inactive to 1966.

The regiment went on alert duty 24.11.66 with 10 UR-100 (SS-11) silos in area BRK-1.

The regiment went off alert duty 10.1.73, and converted to the UR-100K - alert duty from 20.7.73.

From 25.10.91 continued on alert duty, but with the warheads now removed from the missiles.

The regiment went off alert duty 10.3.92, and was disbanded 1.9.93.

Drovyanaya ICBM Complex - Launch Group G (Type IIID):