655th Missile Regiment

655-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 44070

Activated 6.60 in Kozelsk, Kaluga Oblast, under the 198th Missile Brigade, and from 5.61 the 28th Guards Missile Division.

1963 with 2 battalions at two sites:

In March 1964 all battalions were upgraded to regiments:

In 1969 the BSP-21 site was transferred to the 656th Missile Regiment.

The regiment went on alert duty 1971 with 10 UR-100 (SS-11) silos in area BRK-10.

Construction of a new LCF (Type IIIX silo) (Launch Control Facility PP) began 6.77 near silo 112P, but construction stopped 11.77, and the silo was backfilled, as the planned conversion to UR-100N (SS-19) was cancelled.

The regiment stood down and was disbanded 1985.

US designation 1960-1969: Kozelsk ICBM Complex (Launch Site B, later Launch Site 2). Type IIC pads.

Kozelsk Launch Site 2 (BSP-21) (53 48 37N, 35 46 52E):

US designation: 1971 - 1985 Kozelsk ICBM Complex - Launch Group P (Ten Type IIID silos):