88th Motorised Rifle Division

88-я мотострелковая дивизия

Military Unit: 01160

Activated 1.80 in Kushka, Mary Oblast, to replace the 5th Guards Motorised Rifle Division, which had been transferred to Afghanistan.

Organisation 1980:

Organisation 1988:

3.89 absorbed the returning 5th Guards Motorised Rifle Division, without inheriting any of the awards.

5.92 taken over by Turkmenistan.



Equipment 1985:

Divisional coordinates:

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