539th Missile Regiment
539-й ракетный полк
Military Unit: 12442
Activated 20.12.66 in Nizhniy Tagil, Sverdlovsk Oblast, under the 42nd Missile Division.
In 1967 transferred to Derzhavinsk, Turgay Oblast, under the 38th Missile Division.
The regiment went on alert duty 16.8.69 with 6 R-36 (8K67) (SS-9) missiles in area BRK-3.
The regiment stood down 1979 and converted to the R-36MUTTKh (SS-18 missile) - alert duty from 20.9.79.
The regiment stood down 1990 and converted to the R-36M2 missile - alert duty from 1990.
US designation: 1969 - 1979 Imeni Gastello ICBM Complex - Launch Group
E (Six Type IIIC silos):
US designation: 1979 - 1995 Imeni Gastello ICBM Complex - Launch Group E (Six Type IIIF and one Type IIIX silos):