213th Motorised Rifle Division

213-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 12128

Activated 4.68 in Totskoye, Orenburg Oblast, replacing the 29th Motorised Rifle Division, which was transferring to the Far East.

Organisation 1970:

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 893rd independent Material Supply Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

1.9.80 the 1415th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment was replaced by the 1049th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment arriving from Afganhistan.

Organisation 1988:

1.6.90 the 1049th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment was disbanded, and was replaced by the 838th Anti-Aircraft Missile Regiment from the 28th Tank Division.

17.4.91 merged with the 27th Guards Motorised Rifle Division, arriving from Germany.



Equipment 12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

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