242nd Training Center for Airborne Forces

242-й учебный центр воздушно-десантных войск

Military Unit: 20192

Activated 7.60 in Ostrov, Pskov Oblast, as the 44th Training Airborne Division - activated from the 17th Training Center, 78th independent Self-Propelled Artillery Battalion and the 11th Medical School.

Organisation 1962:

Organisation 1980:

1.12.87 renamed 242nd Training Center for Airborne Forces.

Organisation 1990:

In 12.92 the 301st Training Parachute Regiment was disbanded.

Organisation 2000:

Disbanded 30.11.2009.

Equipment 12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90:


Divisional coordinates:


The division was maintained as a Not Ready Division - Cadre High Strength (US terms: Category III).