43rd Tartuskaya twice Red Banner Training Motorised Rifle Division

43-я учебная мотострелковая Тартуская дважды Краснознамённая дивизия

Military Unit: 02506; from 1987: 31601

Activated 4.6.57 in Kuybyshev, Kuybyshev Oblast, as the 43rd Motorised Rifle Division, from the 43rd Rifle Division.

Organisation 1957:

1.3.59 the 74th and 147th Motorised Rifle Regiments were disbanded, and was replaced by the 118th and 126th Motorised Rifle Regiments from the disbanded 44th Motorised Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

24.5.62 renamed 43rd Training Motorised Rifle Division.

22.2.68 awarded the 2nd Red Banner.

In 1968 the 258th independent Training Sapper Battalion was renamed 258th independent Training Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 11.72 the 0000 independent Training Anti-Tank Artillery Battalion was activated.

Organisation 1980:

14.9.87 renamed 469th District Training Center.

Organisation 1988:

2004 united with the 473rd District Training Center.



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).