76th Guards Chernigovskaya Red Banner Airborne Division

76-я гвардейская воздушно-десантная Черниговская Краснознаменная дивизия

Military Unit: 07264

Activated 7.6.46 in Novgorod, Novgorod Oblast, from the 76th Guards Rifle Division.

Organisation 1947:

18.2.49 the 234th Guards Air Landing Regiment were converted and renamed 234th Guards Parachute Regiment.

1949 the independent Landing Security Company was disbanded.

15.11.53 re-organized:

Organization 1953:

30.4.55 an independent Tank Destroyer Battalion was activated, the 000 independent Guards Self-Propelled Artillery Battalion became the 61st independent Guards Self-Propelled Artillery Battalion, and the division took over the 104th Guards Parachute Regiment from the disbanded 21st Guards Airborne Division.

6.1.59 the 242nd independent Military-Transport Aviation Squadron was activated with 10 An-2 aircraft.

Re-organized 15.8.60:

Organisation 1961:

27.4.62 again re-organized:

In 1971 the 608th Air-Landing Security Battalion was activated.

1.10.76 the 883rd independent Rocket Artillery Battalion was disbanded, and was absorbed by the Artillery Regiment, while the 7th independent Equipment Maintenance and Recovery Battalion was activated from the independent repair shop.

In 1986 the 61st independent Guards Self-Propelled Artillery Battalion was disbanded, and was absorbed by the Artillery Regiment.

Organisation 1990:

1.5.98 the 83rd independent Guards Engineering Battalion was renamed the 310th independent Guards Engineering Company, and the 290th independent Guards Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion was renamed the 189th independent Guards Anti-Aircraft Missile and Artillery Battery.

1.12.99 the 310th independent Guards Engineering Company was renamed the 656th independent Guards Engineering Battalion, and the 189th independent Guards Anti-Aircraft Missile and Artillery Battery was renamed the 165th independent Guards Anti-Aircraft Missile Battalion.

Organisation 1.1.2000:

In 2002 the 237th Guards Parachute Regiment was disbanded.

In 2006 the division was renamed 76th Guards Air-Landing Assault Division.

Equipment 19.11.90:

Equipment 1.1.2000:

Bases:

Subordination: