60th Missile Regiment

60-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 89505, from 1984: 99931

Activated 1.9.61 at Pultovtsy, Vinnitsa Oblast, under the 19th Missile Division.

Organisation:

From 25.5.72 directly attached to the 43rd Missile Army, and 1.12.72 renamed 60th Independent Missile Regiment.

The three battalions stood down in 1984, and on 15.10.84 the regiment was transferred to Vysokaya Rech, Zhitomir Oblast, under the 50th Missile Division.

The regiment went on alert duty 1985 with 9 RSD-10 Pioner-K (15P645K) (SS-20) missiles (missiles came from Yurya or Nizhniy Tagil).

The regiment stood down in 1990, and was disbanded April 1991.

US designation 1961-1984: Zhmerinka MRBM complex (Gnivan, Zhmerinka and Vinnitsa launch sites). Type II (pad) and IV (silo) sites.

Gnivan launch site with 4 R-12 pads (49 08 59N, 28 11 55E):

Zhmerinka launch site with 4 R-12 pads (49 10 15N, 28 04 54E):

Vinnitsa launch site with 4 R-12 silos (49 17 19N, 28 20 16E):

Two alternative fixed field sites for the pad launchers, were set up at Vinnitsa (49 13 15N, 28 19 00E) and Bar (49 05 26N, 27 42 55E), but both appeared to be inactive by 1967.

Olevsk launch site 2 (1985-1991 RSD-10 missiles) (50 05 43N, 28 22 09E):