Moscow order of Lenin Military District

Московский ордена Ленина военный округ

Military Unit: 00000


Activated 4.5.1918 in Moscow, Moscow Oblast.

9.7.45 divided into:

Organisation 1960:

22.2.68 awarded the order of Lenin.

Organisation 1970:

In 5.75 the 20th Training Artillery Division was activated.

In 1978 the 149th Motorised Rifle Division (mobilisation) was activated.

In 1979 the 196th Motorised Rifle Division (mobilisation) was activated.

29.12.79 the 53rd Guards Training Motorised Rifle Division was renamed 26th Guards Training Tank Division,

Organisation 1980:

In 5.82 the 16th and 17th Artillery Divisions (mobilisation) were activated.

Organisation 1988:

20.9.2010 united with the Leningrad Military District, and renamed Western Military District.