44th Lisichanskaya Red Banner Training Tank Division

44-я учебная танковая Лисичанская Краснознамённая дивизия

Military Unit: 05920

Activated 10.6.57 in Kamyshlov, Sverdlovsk Oblast, as the 44th Tank Division, from the 61st Mechanised Division.

Organisation 1960:

19.2.62 the 000 independent Missile Battalion and the 11th independent Equipment Maintenance and Recovery Battalion was activated.

In 4.62 renamed 44th Training Tank Division.

In 1968 the 1147th independent Training Sapper Battalion was renamed 1147th independent Training Engineer-Sapper Battalion.

Organisation 1970:

In 1972 the 000 independent Training Chemical Defence Company was renamed 90th independent Training Chemical Defence Battalion.

Organisation 1980:

1.9.87 renamed 473rd District Training Center.

Organisation 1988:

12.2004 absorbed the 469th District Training Center.



Equipment 12.85:

Divisional coordinates:

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