15th Combined Arms Army

15-я общевойсковая армия

Military Unit: 41615


Activated 22.4.53 in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalinsk Oblast, from HQ Far Eastern Military District.

Organisation 1960:

Organisation 1961:

In 5.62 the 129th Motorised Rifle Division became a training division, and was transferred to district control.

27.7.67 renamed 18th Combined Arms Army.

In 6.68 the 73rd Motorised Rifle Division arrived from the North Caucasus Military District.

19.8.69 again renamed 15th Combined Arms Army.

Organisation 1970:

In 11.72 the 81st Guards Motorised Rifle Division and 135th Motorised Rifle Division joined the army, when the 45th Army Corps was disbanded.

In 3.70 the 270th Motorised Rifle Division was activated.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

11.10.93 renamed 43rd Army Corps.

Disbanded 1.5.98.