49th Missile Regiment

49-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 22147

Activated 31.3.64 in Shadrinsk, Kurgan Oblast.

Initially under the 5th independent Missile Corps, but from 15.11.64 under the 17th Missile Brigade.

The regiment controlled site BSP-13 with 3 R-16 (SS-7) silos - alert duty from 3.3.65.

The regiment stood down in 1977, and was disbanded 1979.

US designation 1964-1977: Shadrinsk ICBM Complex (Launch Site C, later Launch Site 3). Type IIIA silos.

Shadrinsk Launch Site 3 (BSP-13) (56 06 36N, 63 56 34E):