24th Air Defence Corps

24-й корпус ПВО

Military Unit: 71315

Activated 15.2.61 in Mary, Mary Oblast, as the 17th Air Defence Division, from the 38th Fighter Aviation Division PVO.

Organisation 1962:

In 4.65 the 735th Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO was transferred to the 15th Air Defence Division.

Organisation 1970:

Organisation 1980:

4.80 renamed 24th Air Defence Corps - and the two fighter regiments were transferred to the VVS Turkmenistan Military District.

In 4.86 the 152nd Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO and the 179th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment PVO joined the corps.

3.3.88 renamed 17th Air Defence Division.

Organisation 1988:

1.9.89 the 366th independent Helicopter Squadron was activated.

1992 taken over by Turkmenistan.