595th Missile Regiment
595-й ракетный полк
Military Unit: 96779, from 1969: 30012
Activated 31.3.64 in Nizhniy Tagil, Sverdlovsk Oblast, from the 67th independent Missile Battalion, under the 42nd Missile Division.
The regiment controlled site BSP-2 with 2 R-16 (SS-7) pads - alert duty from 31.10.61
The regiment stood down in 1969 (BSP-2 site to the 580th Missile Regiment), and was transferred to Derzhavinsk, Turgay Oblast, attached to the 38th Missile Division.
The regiment went on alert duty 25.8.70 with 6 R-36 (8K67) (SS-9) missiles in area BRK-4.
The regiment stood down in 1980 and converted to the R-36MUTTKh (SS-18) missile - alert duty from 9.80.
US designation 1964-1969: Verkhnyaya Salda ICBM Complex (Launch Site A, later Launch Site 2). Type IIB pads.
Verkhnyaya Salda Launch Site 2 (BSP-2) (58 08 25N, 60 16 15E):
US designation: 1970 - 1980 Imeni Gastello ICBM Complex - Launch Group
G (Six Type IIIC silos):
US designation: 1980 - 1995 Imeni Gastello ICBM Complex - Launch Group G (Six Type IIIF and one Type IIIX silos):