734th Red Banner order of Aleksandr Nevskiy Missile Regiment
Краснознаменный ордена Александра Невского полк
Military Unit: 44170
Activated 19.11.60 in Bershet, Perm Oblast, from the 1208th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment, under the 206th Missile Brigade, and from 5.61 the 52nd Missile Division.
Never operational with the R-16 missile, and controlled no BSP site.
8.65 transferred to Zhangiz-Tobe, Semipalatinsk Oblast, under the 57th Missile Division.
The regiment went on alert duty 6.12.66 with 6 R-36 (8K67) (SS-9) silos in area BRK-1.
The regiment stood down in 1975, and converted to the R-36M (15A15) (SS-18) in 1976 - alert duty from 14.12.76, now with 10 silos.
The regiment stood down 1982, and converted to the R-36MUTTKh (15A18) - alert duty from 1982.
US designation: 1966 - 1976 Zhangiz-Tobe ICBM Complex - Launch Group
A (Six Type IIIC silos):
US designation: 1976 - 1994 Zhangiz-Tobe ICBM Complex - Launch Group A (Ten Type IIIF and one Type IIIX silos):
Five more silos (including LCF AA) began construction in late 1970 [four Type IIIF and one Type IIIX silos]: