18th Guards Smolenskaya orders of Suvorov and Kutuzov Missile Division

18-я гвардейская ракетная Смоленская орденов Суворова и Кутузова дивизия

Military Unit: 54084


Activated 5.60 in Shadrinsk, Kurgan Oblast, as the 205th Missile Brigade, from parts of the 4th Guards Cannon Artillery Division.

Initially under the 24th Artilley Range Administration, and from 10.3.61 the 5th independent Missile Corps.

30.5.61 renamed 18th Guards Missile Division.

Organisation 1961:

8.10.62 transferred to Romny, Sumy Oblast (together with the first three regiments), and renamed 43rd Guards Missile Division.

The 703rd Missile Regiment remained at Shadrinsk, and became independent.

For Shadrinsk ICBM complex coordinates, see the 17th Missile Brigade.

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