353rd Missile Regiment

353-й ракетный полк

Military Unit: 44180, from 1969: 21648

Activated 6.60 in Omsk, Omsk Oblast, under the 213th Missile Brigade, and from 5.61 the 49th Guards Missile Division.

5.9.62 transferred to Plunge, Lithuania (arrived by 14.9.62).

10.10.62 renamed 79th Guards Missile Regiment.

Re-activated 1969 at the Baikonur Test Center, under the 98th Missile Brigade.

The regiment went on alert duty 1971 with 6 R-36-O (SS-9 FOBS) silos.

In 1979 renamed 231st independent Engineering & Test Unit (231st oiich).

The silos was deactivated in 1983, and unit was disbanded in 1984.

Baikonur Test Center 1970-1983 [US designation - probably launch sites Q1-6]: