780th Missile Regiment

780-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 68539; from 1983: 77187

Activated 3.64 in Svobodnyy, Amur Oblast, under the 27th Missile Division.

The regiment controlled site BSP-23 with 3 R-16 silos (alert duty from 12.64).

In 1968 the regiment took control over the BSP-21 site:

The regiment stood down in 1977 and was disbanded.

Re-activated 7.83 in Kostroma, Kostroma Oblast, under the 10th Guards Missile Division.

The regiment went on alert duty 17.10.88 with 3 RT-23UTTKh (SS-24) missile trains.

The regiment stood down 2004, and was disbanded 1.9.05.

US designation 1964-1977: Svobodnyy ICBM complex (Launch site G, later launch site 7). Type IIIA silos.

Svobodnyy ICBM complex (Launch Site 7) (51 37 53N, 127 57 17E):

Kostroma rail-mobile ICBM site (57 50 53N, 41 14 03E):

No drawing.