83rd independent Landing-Assault Brigade

83-я отдельная десантно-штурмовая бригада

Military Unit: 15555; from 5.86: 54009; from 7.90: 71289

Activated 11.85 in Byalograd, Poland, as the 65th independent Landing-Assault Battalion, from the 126th independent Guards Reconnaissance Battalion.

5.86 to 11.86 enlarged, and renamed 83rd independent Landing-Assault Brigade.

Organisation 1986:

1.6.90 transferred to the VDV, and renamed 83rd indpendent Airborne Brigade.

Organisation 1990:

From 1996 the battalions received their own numbers - organisation 1996: