867th Guards Polotskiy order of Kutuzov Missile Regiment
867-й гвардейский ракетный Полоцкий ордена Кутузова полк
Military Unit: 23460, from 1984: 29551
Activated 12.59 in Dobele, Latvia, as the 867th Engineer Regiment, directly attached to the 50th Air Army.
1.7.60 renamed 867th Missile Regiment, now attached to the 29th Guards Missile Division.
The regiment consisted of two battalions with each 4 R-12 (SS-4) pads, and a third battalion with 4 R-12 silos.
The first battalion went on alert duty 1.10.60 (one R-12 pad, no warhead until April 1961), 1.1.61 (one R-12 pad) and 25.9.61 (the remaining two R-12 pads). The second battalion went on alert duty 25.9.61 (two R-12 pads) and 10.12.61 (the remaining two R-12 pads).
The Third battalion went on alert duty 30.9.63 (four R-12 silos).
The three battalions stood down 7.6.82, and the regiment was later transferred to Barnaul, Altaiskiy Kray, attached to the 35th Missile Division.
The regiment went on alert duty with 9 RSD-10 Pioner-UTTKh (15P653) (SS-20) missiles 16.7.84.
The regiment stood down 1990, and began conversion to the RT-2PM (SS-25) missile - went on alert duty 17.12.94 with 9 missiles.
US designation 1960-1982: Zagare MRBM complex (Zagare 1 & 2 and Lieleleja launch sites). Type I (pad) and IV (silo) sites.
Zagare launch site 1 (56 23 11N, 23 19 25E):
Zagare launch site 2 (56 28 43N, 23 21 06E):
Lieleleja launch site (56 24 21N, 23 36 50E):
Two alternative fixed field sites for the pad launchers, were set up at Dobele (Dobele 1: 56 39 54N, 23 11 44E and Dobele 2: 56 40 41N, 23 07 17E), but had become inactive by 1967.
Barnaul launch site 3 (1984-1990 RSD-10 and 1992-today RT-2PM missiles) (53 13 36N, 84 40 09E):