53rd Brestskaya order of Suvorov Missile Division
53-я ракетная Брестская ордена Суворова дивизия
Military Unit: 22938
Major-General Vladimir Denisovich Morozov, 1960 - 1963
Major-General Nikodim Lykyanovich Kiforenko, 1963 - 1965
Activated 6.60 in Dzhambul, Dzhambul Oblast, as the 48th Missile Brigade - directly under the GK RVSN (HQ RVSN).
30.5.61 renamed 53rd Missile Division.
496th Missile Regiment (Sary-Ozek, Taldy-Kurgan Oblast) with R-14 missiles
185th Missile Regiment (Kattakurgan, Samarkand Oblast) with R-12 missiles
481st Missile Regiment (Aktyubinsk, Aktyubinsk Oblast) with R-14 missiles
1965 transferred to Sary-Ozek, Taldy-Kurgan Oblast, and renamed 68th Missile Brigade.