7th Guards Rezhitskaya Red Banner Missile Division

7-я гвардейская ракетная Режицкая Краснознаменная дивизия

Military Unit: 14245


Activated 5.60 in Vypolzovo (Bologoye-4), Tver Oblast, as the 7th Guards Missile Brigade, from the 19th Guards Cannon Artillery Brigade.

Initially under the 46th Artilley Range Administration, but from 10.3.61 under the 3rd independent Guards Missile Corps.

30.5.61 renamed 7th Guards Missile Division.

Organisation 1961:

In March 1964 all R-16 battalions were upgraded to regiments.

Organisation 1964:

Began conversion to the UR-100 (SS-11) missile in 1965, and the first regiment went on alert duty in September 1967.

The 302nd Missile Regiment was transferred to Uzhur, Krasnoyarsk Kray in 1965.

From 8.6.70 attached to the 50th Missile Army.

Organisation 1971 (110 UR-100 silos, 6 R-16 silos and 12 R-16 pads):

30.4.75 awarded the Red Banner.

1975/79 converted to the MR-UR-100 (SS-17) missiles, and the R-16 missile were withdrawn from service.

Organisation 1980 (110 MR-UR-100 silos):

From 30.6.90 attached to the 27th Guards Missile Army.

The MR-UR-100 were withdrawn 1989-1995, and the division converted to the RT-2PM (SS-25) missile.

Organisation 2000 (18 RT-2PM mobile laiúnchers):

Support Units:

Yedrovo ICBM complex coordinates (for Type IIID silos, see individual regiments):