54th Guards order of Kutuzov Missile Division

54-я гвардейская ракетная ордена Кутузова дивизия

Military Unit: 34048

Commanders:

Activated 20.7.60 in Teykovo, Ivanovo Oblast, as the 197th Missile Brigade, from the 27th Guards Cannon Artillery Brigade. Initially under the 46th Artilley Range Administration, but from 10.3.61 under the 3rd Independent Guards Missile Corps.

Initial organisation:

30.5.61 renamed 54th Guards Missile Division.

In March 1964 all R-16 battalions were upgraded to regiments:

In 1965 the 621st Missile Regiment was transferred to Dombarovskiy, Orenburg Oblast (13th Missile Division).

1966 began conversion to the UR-100 (SS-11) missile.

In 1969 three regiments arrived at Teykovo:

From 8.6.70 attached to the 27th Guards Missile Army.

In 1971 the 593rd Missile Regiment were transferred to Pervomaysk, Luhansk Oblast (46th Missile Division).

Organisation 1972 (60 UR-100 silos, 20 UR-100K silos and 12 R-16 pads):

The R-16 missile was phased out in 1976.

Organisation 1984 (80 UR-100K silos):

The UR-100K missile was phased out in 1988-1991, and the division converted to the RT-2PM mobile missile in 1988.

Organisation 1998:

Disbanded 1.12.2005.

Support Units:

Teykovo ICBM complex coordinates (for Type IIID silos, see individual regiments):