203rd Zaporozhsko-Khinganskaya Red Banner order of Suvorov Motorised Rifle Division

203-я мотострелковая Запорожско-Хинганская Краснознамённая ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 31775

Activated 25.6.57 in Semipalatinsk, Semipalatinsk Oblast, as the 102nd Motorised Rifle Division, from the 30th Rifle Division.

Organisation 1957:

In 1959 the 66th Motorised Rifle Regiment was transferred to the 90th Guards Motorised Rifle Division, and was replaced by the 54th Guards Motorised Rifle Regiment, from the same division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

11.1.65 renamed 203rd Motorised Rifle Division.

In 1968 the 337th independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 337th independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 0000 independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

In 11.89 renamed 5204th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

7.5.92 taken over by Kazakhstan.



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The division was maintained as a Not Ready Division - Low-Strength Cadre (US terms: Category III).