776th Guards Red Banner Missile Regiment

776-й гвардейский ракетный Краснознаменный полк

Military Unit: 68546

Activated 3.64 at Yurya, Kirov Oblast, from the 1st Battalion of the 131st Missile Regiment - under the 8th Missile Division.

The regiment controlled site BSP-15 with 3 R-16 (SS-7) silos, which went on alert duty 24.2.64.

In 1969 the regiment took over site BSP-18 from the 131st Missile Regiment and site BSP-17 from the 700th Missile Regiment:

The regiment stood down in 1977, and would later (1980) convert to the RSD-10 Pioner (SS-20) missile.

The regiment went on alert duty 25.12.80 with 9 RSD-10 Pioner-K (15P645K) missiles.

The regiment stood down August 1984, and began conversion to the RT-2PM (SS-25) missile - went on alert duty 29.11.85 with 9 missiles.

In 2005 went off alert duty, and was disbanded.

US designation 1964-1977: Yurya ICBM complex (Launch site E, later Launch Site 5). Type IIIA silos.

Yurya Launch Site 5 (BSP-15) (59 22 55N, 49 16 55E):

Yurya Mobile IRBM/ICBM Base 4 (15P645K missiles 1980-1984, and 15P158 missiles 1985-today) (59 20 49N, 49 13 54E):

No drawing.