702nd Missile Regiment
702-й ракетный полк
Military Unit: 68530
Activated 10.7.64 in Yoshkar-Ola, Mariyskaya ASSR, under the 14th Missile Division.
The regiment controlled the BSP-16 site with 2 R-16 pads (alert duty from 13.12.63).
In 1968 the BSP-16 sites were transferred to the 690th Missile Regiment.
The regiment went on alert duty 6.4.71 with 10 RT-2 (SS-13) silos in area BRK-3.
The regiment stood down 1978, and converted to the RT-2P missile - alert duty from 17.10.78.
The regiment stood down 1992, and began conversion to the RT-2PM (15P158) (SS-25) missile - alert duty from 12.95 with 9 missiles.
US designation 1964-1968: Yoshkar-Ola ICBM complex (Launch site E, later launch site 5). Type IID pads.
US designation 1971-1992: Yoshkar-Ola ICBM complex (Launch Group C). Type IIIE silos.
Yoshkar-Ola Launch Site 5 (BSP-16) (56 33 37N, 48 12 52E):
US designation 1971-1992: Yoshkar-Ola ICBM complex (Launch Group C) [Ten Type IIIE and one Type IIIX silos]:
Yoshkar-Ola Mobile ICBM Base 4 (RT-2PM, 1995 - 2003) (56 35 57N, 48 21 36E):