96th Gomelskaya Red Banner order of Suvorov Motorised Rifle Division

96-я мотострелковая Гомельская Краснознамённая ордена Суворова дивизия

Military Unit: 45463; from 9.89: 31635; from 1994: 31636

Activated 4.6.57 in Kazan, Tatarskaya ASSR, from the 96th Rifle Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 re-organised:

In 1968 the 358th independent Sapper Battalion was renamed 358th independent Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

Organisation 1980:

1.12.81 the 1415th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment was transferred to Afghanistan, where it became attached to the 108th Motorised Rifle Division, and was replaced by an unknown Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment.

Organisation 1988:

1.9.89 renamed 5509th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

1994 united with 5506th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base, and renamed 5506th Weapons and Equipment Storage Base.

Disbanded 12.2006



Equipment 1.12.85:

Equipment 19.11.90 (CFE treaty holdings):

Divisional coordinates:

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