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):