41st Motorised Rifle Division

41-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 04676

Activated 11.7.68 in Ulan-Ude, Buryatskaya ASSR.

Organisation 1970:

In 1972 the 000 independent Chemical Defence Company was renamed 123rd independent Chemical Defence Battalion.

15.11.72 re-organised:

In 1980 the 000 independent Motor Transport Battalion was renamed 1163rd independent Material Supply Battalion.

In 1980 the 45th independent Tank Battalion arrived in Mongolia from the 138th independent Tank Regiment (in Germany), and became attached to the division.

Organisation 1980:

In 1985 the 45th independent Tank Battalion was disbanded.

In 4.87 the 102nd Tank Regiment was transferred to the 91st Motorised Rifle Division, and was replaced by the 123rd Tank Regiment from the same division.

Organisation 1988:

Disbanded 7.90:



Divisional coordinates:

The division was maintained as a Ready Division - First Line (US terms: Category I) - manning was almost 95%.