39th independent Red Banner Landing-Assault Brigade
39-я отдельная десантно-штурмовая Краснознаменная бригада
Military Unit: 32351
Activated 10.79 in Khyrov, Lvov Oblast, from parts of the 80th Guards Parachute Regiment.
1st Airborne Battalion (foot)
2nd Airborne Battalion (foot)
3rd Airborne Battalion (foot)
4th Landing Assault Battalion (vehicle)
Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
In 1.80 one battalion was deployed to Termez, Surkhandar'inskaya Oblast, for operations in Afghanistan, and was renamed 48th independent Landing-Assault Battalion.
Due to the troubles in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, the brigade was temporarily deployed to the region in 1.90 (probably via Stepanakert airport) - returned home 4.90.
1.6.90 transferred to the VDV, and renamed 224th Airborne Training Center.
1st Airborne Training Battalion
2nd Airborne Training Battalion
Artillery Training Battalion
1.92 taken over by Ukraine.
Khyrov, Lvov Oblast, 10.79 - 1.92 [49 31 37N, 22 50 49E]
Carpathian Military District, 10.79 - 1.6.90
HQ VDV, 1.6.90 - 1.92