804th Missile Regiment

804-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 93401

Activated 31.3.64 in Nizhniy Tagil, Sverdlovsk Oblast, from the 94th independent Missile Battalion, under the 42nd Missile Division.

The regiment controlled site BSP-22 with 3 R-16 (SS-7) silos - alert duty from 5.2.64.

In 1975 the regiment took over site BSP-23 from the 146th Guards Missile Regiment:

The regiment stood down in 1977.

The regiment went on alert duty 3.11.78 with 9 RSD-10 Pioner-K (15P645K) (SS-20) missiles.

The regiment stood down 1985, and began conversion to the RT-2PM Topol (15P158) (SS-25) missile - alert duty from 27.4.87.

The regiment stood down 2012, and 2013 transferred to the new mobile base being built over the old Verkhnyaya Salda Mobile IRBM/ICBM Base 2, and began converting to the 9P155M (RS-24 Yars) missile - alert duty 2014 with 9 missiles.

US designation 1964-1977: Verkhnyaya Salda ICBM Complex (Launch Site G, later Launch Site 8). Type IIIA silos.

Verkhnyaya Salda Launch Site 8 (BSP-22) 1964-1977 (58 13 23N, 60 49 33E):

Verkhnyaya Salda Mobile IRBM/ICBM Base 1 (RSD-10 and RT-2PM missiles) (58 08 18N, 60 32 11E):

No drawing

Verkhnyaya Salda Mobile IRBM/ICBM Base 2 (new) (2013 - today): 58 13 37N, 60 40 34E:

No drawing.