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GENERAL STAFF

 [cross-references: • Armaments of Russian Strategic Military Forces
 [cross-references: • Main Armaments of Russian Military Forces]
 [cross-references: • Main Armaments of Russian Air Force and Air Space Defence]
 [cross-references: • Main Armaments of Ground Forces]
 [cross-references: • State of the Russian Navy

Table 1. MoD commands and military deployments

COMMANDLOCATIONDISTR/FLT
  AIR FORCE Moscow
 

  2000: 185,000 pers, 4,000+ ac, reserve: 833 ac. 12.2003 AF CINC V. Mikhailov appointed to commandor of France. 03.2006 AF delegation visited China. 10.2006 comd.staff exercixes of CIS AD/AF: 100 ac. Winter 2007 period: lost 2 Mig-29, 1 Mi-8; flight time per pilot +10% (strategic aviation +20%), 8-12 flight sessions/month; 300 trainings. (2006: 40 ac/hours.) 2007: 100+ comd staff exercises. 2007: 8 flight incidents. 07.2008 planned reorganization. 02.2009 30% of officers will be fired, 84% commands will be reformed, 10% commands -disbanded. To be formed 3 operative comds (far aviation, air lift, AF/AD) and 1 operative strategic comd (Air Space defence). 06-07.2010 exercises Vostok-2010.

4 komand VVS i PVO Rostov SOUTH
 

  unit # 40911. 4 Red Banner Command of Air Force and Air Defence. Address: 344016, Rostov-on-Don. ex 4, 5 AF Army . 02.2004 regional comd staff trainings in Kabardino-Balkaria. 02.2006 comd staff exercises jointly with 58A NC. 8 Su-25 took part in PEACE MISSION 2007 joint Russia-Sino exercises. 08.2007 comd.staff exercises. 11.2007 Caucasus-Rubezh -2007 comd staff exercises. 03.2008 flight tactical training. 06.2010 practical comd staff conference. 07.2010 flight helicopter exercises.

1 komand VVS i PVO Voronezh WEST
 

  unit # 09436. 1 Leningrad Red Banner Command of AF and AD. ex 6 AF Army (Leningrad). 2004: located 200,000+ targets incl 30,000 foreign, 1500 interception battle alarms. 15.09.2005 lost Su-27 due crash in Litva, pilot ejected and survived (09.2006 faired from AF). 04.2006 AD trainings jointly with Leningrad distr. 08.2007 tactical trainings in Ashuluk. 2009: forming on base of 6A+ 54 Corps. 06.2010 antiterror exercises. 2010 moved from St. Petersburg to Voronezh. 2012: average pilot's age- 27 years, 2011: 140 flight/hours.

3 komand VVS i PVO Khabarovsk EAST
 

  unit # 10253. 3 Red Banner Command of Air Force and Air Defence. Address: 680003, Khabarovsk. ex 11 AF Army (Far East). 23.08.2007 lost Su-24. Pilots ejected and survived. 2007: flying hours 55h/pilot- average, 30% - 100h+/pilot. 10.2008 districst exercises, 11.2008 11 AFA will receive 20000 tonns of jet fuel. 2010 comd Lt Gen Valery Ivanov. 06.2010 comd staff exercises

2 komand VVS i PVO Ekaterinburg CENTER
 

  unit # 71592. 2 Command of Air Force and Air Defence. ex 14 AF Army (Siberian). 2007: flight/hours increased +22% to 2006. 01.2008 inspected by AF staff. 2008: paratroopers landings +33%, ac firings x1,5 comparing to 2007. 2009: increased delivery of fuel, planned to increase flight hours. 2010: transferred from Novosibirsk.

Comd DA Moscow AF
 

  unit # 44402. ex 37 AF Army (Strategic). 12.2005 military delegation headed by 37 AFA CINC visited USA. 10-15.04.2006 comd-staff trainings (Tu-160, Tu-95MS, Tu-22M3, Il-78; 60 ac/flights, 44 msl launches). 08.2006 comd staff exercises with missile launches. 09.2006 comd staff exercises. 08.2007: 30 comd.staff exercices. 11.2007 flights over 4 world regions: 4 refuellings, 4 cruise msl. Launches. 08.2007-12.2007 70 "far" flights. 2007: flying hours-80. 01.2008 patrol flights. 02.2008 4 tu-95 flights in Pacific over CVN Nimitz. 01-04.2008 40 ac/flights. (2007 - 100 ac/flights). 04.2008 comd staff exercises. 10.2008 20 ac (Tu-95MS, Tu-160, Tu-22M3) + 20 ac (Mig-31, Cu-27, Il-78, A-50) flights, launched "full set" of cruise missiles. 12.2008 according to 37A CINC: in 2009 all Tu-160/Tu22M3/Tu-95MS ac will be deeply modernized upgrading with new equipment which will decrease CEP <20 m. Also new equipment for self defence will be installed. 03.2009 flights, cruise msl launches. 2009 CINC maj gen Anatoly Zhikharev.

Comd VTA Moscow AF
 

  unit # 25969. ex 61 Airlift (tpt) AF Army. Formed 1.06.1931. 2005: transferred 50000 persons, 15000 tons of cargo, took part in descent operations (20000 persons, 250 arms units); 80 exercises incl in Indonesia, China, India; avg flight time-60 hours/pilot. 03.2006 took part in paratroopers trainings (40 ac/flights, Il-76MD). 04.2006 celebrated its 75th anniversary. 07.2006 comd-staff trainings (60 ac/flights). 09.2006 comd staff exercises, paratroopers landings. 04.-12.2006: 91 ac/flights, transferred 17000 soldiers to 20+ airbases. 2006: 70 ac/flight. 01-03.2007: 4 exercises, 1000 tonns cargo, descent operations. 03.2007 flight-landing exercises: 30 il-76 flights. 06.2007 flight-landings trainings (il-76). 07.2007 flight exercises: landed 2500+ paratroopers. 08.2007 landing trainings. 2007: flying hours- 100; 700 ac/flights; 32000 persons, 120 arms transferred. 06.2008 joint with VDV trainings.07.2008 exercises in Ivanovo distr. 01.2009 landed 150 paratroopers by Il-76. 2012 avg pilot flight/hours: 170.

AF Central Commands Moscow AF
 

 

VUNTs VVS Moscow AF
 

  Military Education Scientific Center of Air Force.

  Ground Forces Moscow
 

  2000: ~322,000 pers. 01.2004 oper-mob trainings. 2004 Commander: A Gen Nikolai Kormiltsev. Head of Staff: Col.Gen A. Morozov. Fall 2006: 20 rgt, 30+bn level trainings with practical firings. 2004-2006 constructed 50+ garrisons for 24000 contract soldiers. Winter period 2007: 60 military trainings. 2007: 100,000 contract service soldiers, 60 units; 11000 trainings- 1100 bn, 26 rgt/bde exercises, 52- comd staff exercises. 01-05.2008 30 comd staff exercises. 09-10.2009 exercises Osen'-2009. 2009: 15 bde, 161 bn, 736 company exercises, 8000 firings. 02.2011 visit of CINC to Germany. 05.2011 CINC visited 4th and 7th military bases.

Eastern MD Khabarovsk EAST
 

  Order Lenin Red Banner Eastern Military District. 2000: 4500 tanks, 102 SSM, 310 combat helos, 500 combat ac. 12.2003 inspected by Head of GS Gen Kvashnin. 01.2004 staff trainings. 08.2005 "Peace Mission" joint Russia -China exercises. 09.2005 bn practical trainings, tactical maneuvres. 03.2006 comd staff trainings. 05.2006 rgt trainings. 02.2007: 30% contract soldiers, planned 12 units till the end 2007. 03.2007 rgt tactical exercises with firings: 2000 soldiers, 300 weapons systems. 06.2007 comd.staff exercises. 2007: 12 100% contract comds. 10.2007 arty trainings, comd staff exercises "Vostok-2007". 2007: 12 contract service comds. 05.2008 arty trainings. 08.2008 practice firing exercises. 01.2009 staff exercises. 02.2009 RCBW trainings. 04.,07.2009 field AD trainings. 11.2009 arty trainings. 05.2010 field msl-arty exercises. 09.2010 Darhan-3 Rus-Mongolia exercises. Reforming to EMD till 10.2010. 09.2011 "Selenga" military exercises. 09, 11.2011 comd staff exercises.

Western MD St. Petersburg WEST
 

  Order Lenin Western Military District. ex LVO. Formed: 1864. 2000: 34400 pers, 1 airborne div, 2 arty bde, 2 mot bde, 1 msl bde, 4 ad bde, 1 spetznaz bde, 1 at arty rgt, 1 mlrs rgt. 320 tanks, 690 arty, 18 SSM, 52 combat helos. 03.2004 comd-mob trainings headed by CINC A.Gen Bobryshev. 08.2004 comd staff trainings. 04.2005 commanders trainings. 07.2005 visited by Norway MoD delegation. 09.2005 visited by US GF delegation. 2006: served 2300 women- 172 officers (73 lt col, maj). 04.2006 AD trainings. 08.2006 engr exercises headed by Engr Dpt Commander Maj Gen Yury Stavitsky. 07.2007 REGION-2007 comd.staff exercises. 04.2008 LVO CINC inspected commands. 08.2008 operative staff group took part in war in South Ossetia. 01.2009 RPG-7, AGS-17 complex trainings. 02.2009 comd staff exercises. 2009: serve 190 women from lt to col. 09.2009 LADOGA-2009 exercises jointly with VU. 08.2010 filed AD field trainings. Reformed 09.2010 from LVO and MVO. 04.2011 artillery units exercises. 2011: 200 tactical exercises, 1200 firings.

Central Military District Ekaterinburg CENTER
 

  Red Banner Central Military District. ex PurVO. 2000: 31700 pers., 1 A, 2 mot div, 1 tk div, 3 arty bde/rgt, 1 mot bde, 1 airborne bde, 2 msl bde, 1 ad bde, 1 spetznaz bde, 1 mlrs rgt. 530 tanks, 855 IFV/APC, 440 arty, 36 SSM Tochka. 12.2003-01.2004 inspected by Head of GS Anatoly Kvashnin. 02.2004 joint comd -staff exercises with Siberian MD. 04.2004 inspected by MoD commission headed by Land Troops CINC Gen N. Kormiltsev. 07.2004 took part in "Union Security" exercises. 03.2005 regional conscript trainings in Udmurtia. 09.2006 took part in "South Shield-2006" exercises: mobilized 3,500 conscripts, 20,000 soldiers, 5,200 weapons units; destroyed 5000 targets, shot 1100000 rounds, launched Tochka missiles. 03.2008 regional comd staff exercises. 04.2008 AD trainings. 09.2008 operarive tactical exercises Tsentr-2008. 02.2009 visited by MoD delegation headed by MoD minister on reformation of VU. 02.2009 combat readiness exercises. 03.2009 received 5 new div of 2S3M2 Akatsia and MSTA-SM. 02.2010 chem troops field exercises- 1000 soldiers, 200 arms units. Forming from Purvo+West SibVO till 10.2010. 01.2011 complex comd staff exercises. 03.2011 arty field exercises.

Southern Military District Rostov SOUTH
 

  Red Banner Southern Military District. Address: Rostov. ex North Caucasian MD. 2000: 102800 pers., 1 A, 3 mot div, 1 airborne div, 2 arty bde, 2 mot bde, 2 msl bde, 3 ad bde, 1 spetznaz bde, 1 mot rgt,1 mlrs rgt, 2 at arty rgt. 628 tanks, 2100 ifv/apc, 855 arty, 18 Tochka SSM, 98 helos. 03-04.2003 comd -staff exercises (9000 soldiers took part) under the command of Head of GS. 03.2004 comd -staff exercises. 08.2004 comd staff trainings in Rostov district. 2004: 30 comd. -staff exercises, 50 tactical trainings, 1000 firings. 04.2005 counter terrorism comd-staff exercises. 06.2005: comd -staff exercises. 03.2006 took part in comd -staff trainings in North Ossetia. 07.2006 took part in military exercises Kavkaz Rubezh "to frighten Georgia". Estimated number of contract soldiers: 55,000 for 2008. 02.2007 comd. Staff trainings. 02.2007 GF MoD inspection. 07.2007 antiterror exercises KAVKAZ RUBEZH 2007. 11.2007 comd staff exercises. 2007: 2000 comd firings, 85 comd staff. 04.2008 AD trainings. 07.2008 rt commands trainings. Summer 2008: 140 tactical exercises (30% at night), >200 comd staff exercises. 07.2008 Kavkaz-2008 exercises. 03.2009 field arty trainings. 06.2009 Kavkaz-2009 exercises: 8500 soldiers, 200 tanks, etc. 07.2009 commanders trainings. 05.2010 conference of commanders of armamant arsenals. 07.2010 field exercises of comms commands. 08.2010 arty firing at test ranges. 02.2011 AD field exercises at test ranges. 03.2011 coms staff exercises.

GT Central Command Moscow
 

 

  NAVY Moscow
 

  2000: 161,000 pers. 4 fleets, 1 flotilla. Coastal Troops: 10500 pers., 811 tanks, 865 ifv/apc, 345 arty, 18 SSM, 16 hel,\BRAV- 133 arty, 8 ASM launchers, 50 ad msl launchers. 2004: took part in 11 joint Russia-NATO exercises incl 3 in North Atlantics, 3 - Baltics, 4 in Mediterrian.

BALTIC FLEET Baltyysk WEST
 

  unit # 51280. Twice Red Banner Baltic Fleet. Address: 236015, Kaliningrad, Kirova str, 24. 2000: 36,000 pers (18,000 Kaliningrad). Incl. Baltic and Leningrad Naval bases. 05.2005 visited by German Navy delegation. 07.2005 visited by Sweden MoD delegation. 2006: avg "open sea" time/ship= 5,5 days. 30-31.07.2006 visited by MoD minister Ivanov for Navy Day celebration in Kaliningrad. 07.2006: comd-staff trainings. 2006: took 2nd place of Rus Navy, won 5 pennants for successful trainings. 07.2007 REGION-2007 comd.staff exercises. 09.2007 fleet comd.staff exercises. 04.2008 inspected by NAVY staff. 05.2008 inspected by Polish MoD delegation. Contract sailor's salary: US$ 470-591. Phone +7 40145-3-21-80. 2008: ships made 17 visits, 20 msl launches, 500 arty firings. 09.2008 comd staff exercises. 07.2010 flight pilot conference.

BLACK SEA FLEET Sevastopol SOUTH
 

  Red Banner Black Sea Fleet. Formed 1783. Took part: 1787-1791 Russian Turkish war. 1799 attack Korfu (France), military operations in Italy. 1853 Russian Turkish war: destroyed Turkish navy. 1877-1878 Russian Turkish war. 1914 WW1. 1941-1945 WW2. 18,000 (2006: 13572 in Crimea, 31% contract service) pers. 04.2005: sea exercises. 09.2005 visited by NATO delegation. 03-04.2006 sea exercises. 08.2006: comd-staff trainings headed by Navy CINC. 08.2006 HQ visited by BLACKSEAFOR team. 08.2006 comd.staff trainings. 12.2007 visited by Moscow municipal delegation. 01-05.2008 154 sea firing exercises.08.2008 took part in war in South Ossetia, descent landing operations, blockade. During sea fight MRK Mirazh destroyed Georgian msl boat by AD Osa. 07.2009 KAVKAZ-2009 exercises. 2009: lt salary (complete): about $3000/month. 10.2009 Anti-sub exercises. 06.2010 joint Ukr-Rus exercises. 03.2011 complex field and see exercises.

PACIFIC FLEET Vladivostok EAST
 

  unit # 62665. Red Banner Pacific Fleet. Formed 1860. Took part: 1863 assisted to northern states in Civil War in USA; 1904-1905 Russian-Japanese war. 1933 operations against Japan; 1945 war against Japan. 08.2003: comd-staff trainings. 12.2003 inspected by MoD delegation, Head of GS Gen A. Kvashnin. 04.2004 practical trainings. 08.2006: comd-staff trainings. 05.2008 visited by MoD minister. 07,09.2008 comd staff exercises, group msl launches. 30.09.2008 fire at PAC Arty storage. 2009: 130 course exercises, awarded by 5 (of 11) prizes of Rus Navy CINC. 06-07.2010 exercises Vostok-2010.

NORTHERN FLEET Severomorsk WEST
 

  unit # 62720. Red Banner Northern Fleet. Address: 184600, Murmansk distr, Severmorsk. 02.2004 strategic comd staff exercises Bezopastonst-2004. 2004: avg time of open sea trainings ("to be in sea") - 28 hours (surface ships), 30 hours for submarines. Its x2 more than previously, x2,5 times more missile.torpedo launches. 07.2007 comd.staff trainings. 06.2007 NOR CINC visited Norway. 07.2007 comd.staff exercises. 10.2007 inspected by Navy CINC. 2007: 80% contract sgts. 01.2008 visited by Dmitry Medvedev. 08.2010 comd staff exercises. 04.2011 complex exercises.

CASPIAN FLOTILLA Astrakhan SOUTH
 

  Formed 1772. 1917-1922 operations against UK allies. 1941-1945 WW2, assisted in Stalingrad siege. 2000: 20,000 pers. 05.2007 inspected by Navy CINC Adm Masorin. 11.2007 celebrated its 285th anniversary. 2010: reforming to Naval comd of Black Sea Fleet of NC military district. 07.2009 KAVKAZ-2009 exercises. 04.2011 control exercises. 09.2011 Center-2011 exercises. 12.2011 flotilla exercises.

Navy Central commands NAVY
 

 

  AIRBORNE TROOPS Moscow
 

  2000: ~35,000, 2400 ifv/apc, 323 arty. 02.2004 comd staff trainings jointly with Ground Forces. 2007: 20% conscripts, 80% contract service; summer 2007: 50'000 landings. 2008: 106000 landings, 6000+ from Il-76. 03.2009 arty field trainings. 2009: 189000 jumpings/landings (35000 from Il-76), landed 93 arms systems. 02.2010 rgt cmd commanders exercises headed vy VDV CINC. 2011: 45000 jumpings, 74 vehicles landed.

76 DShD Pskov WEST
 

  unit # 07264. 76 Guard Red Banner Chernigov cdo (air assault) division. Address: 180000, Pskov, Margelova street. Ex-commander Maj.Gen Babichev. 11.1994 took part in Chechen war. 12.1994-01.1995: 1125 pers, 46 BMD, 2 tanks, 9 BTR-D, 16 guns fought in Ingushetia, Groznyy (huge losses), attacked Assinovskaya. 02.1995 Group "West". 03.1995 Group "North", fought for Gudermes. 08.1995 moved from Chechnya. 1999 Kadori. Chechen campaign losses: 178. killed/MIA. 2000: 5664 pers., 210 BMD, 90 BTR, 62 Nona, 30 BTR-RD (AT), 49 BTR-ZD (AD), 12 D-30. 2004 commander Maj Gen Stanislav Semenyuta. 06.2004 ? company took part in "Mobility-2004" exercises in Far East. 08.2004 comd staff trainings. 09.2006 comd staff exercises. 05.2007 staff delegation visited Italy. 2007 commander: Maj Gen Alexander Kolpachenko. 06,08.2007 landing trainings. 2009: 23, 104, 234 cdo rgt, 1140 arty rgt, 4 ad rgts – total 7964 pers. 03.2010 exercises in Pskov region. 10.2011 inspected by VDV CINC. 06.2012 inspected by MOD inspection.

98 VDD Ivanovo WEST
 

  unit # 65451. 98 Guard Red Banner Svir Order Kutuzov airborne division. Address: 153000, Ivanovo, Baturina street, 1. 1991 Transferred from Ukraine and Moldova. 1990 operation in Erevan. 1994 took part in peace forces in Croatia. 1994 took part in Chechen war (500 pers bn). 12.1994, Group "East", attacked Groznyy, 31.12.1994 huge losses during rebels attack: survived 1 company of bn. 01.1995 Group "South-East" fought near Komsomolskoe: 406 pers, 18 BMD, 6 guns. 02.1995 Group "North". 20.02.1995 moved from Chechnya. 1999 331 rgt entered Chechnya. 2000: 5489 pers., 220 BMD, 92 BTR, 54 Nona, 27 BTR-RD (AT), 38 BTR-ZD (AT), 12 D-30. 02-03.2006 comd staff exercises. 03.2008 exercises. 08.2008 bn took part in war in South Ossetia. 02.2009 show combat exercises. 03.2009 comd staff exercises. 2009: 137, 217, 331 airborne rgts, 1065 arty rgt, 5 ad rgts – всего 7793 pers. 08.2010 comd staff exercises- 4000 pers., 300 weapon systems. 02.2010 descent 700 paratroopers from Il-76VTA. 09.2012 Vzaimodeistvie-2012 drills.

106 VDD Tula WEST
 

  unit # 55599. 106 Guard Red Banner Order Kutuzov airborne division. Address: Tula, Svobody street, 52. Formed 01.1944. 1944-1945 fought in Hungury, Austria, Chehoslovakia. 1979-1999 fought in Afghan, Pridnestrovie, Chechnya. 1988 Baku, 1990 Fergana. 1992 ? Bde took part in Peace FOR operations in Slovenia. 12.1994 bns took part in Chechen war (Group "West"): 988 pers, 46 BMD,16 BTR-D; attacked Groznyy: losses 216 (36? Killed/MIA), captured railways station and several points in Groznyy. 03.1995 Group "North", fought near Argun and Mesker-Yurt. 05.1995 moved from Chechnya. 1999 119,51 rgts in Chechnya. Chechen campaing losses: 67 killed/MIA. 1990, 1999 awarded by MoD Pennant, commander Gen Alexander Lebed. 2000: 7045 pers., 306 BMD, 132 BTR, 73 Nona, 33 BTR-RD (AT), 49 BTR-ZD (AD), 12 D-30. 2001 took part in saving of embassy employees during US attack Afghanistan. 26.04.2004 celebrated its 60th anniversary. 2006 commander: Maj Gen Andrey Serdyukov. 2007 commander: Maj Gen Evgeny Ustinov. 04.2008 ceremony of new pennant, rgt tactical exercises. 2009 reforming and disbanding. 05.2009 according to some reports- by Head of GS div is restoring. 01.2011 100 km march- 280 vehicles. 02.2011 comd staff exercises. 08.2011 complex exercises.

7 DShDG Novorossyysk SOUTH
 

  unit # 61756. 7 Guard Red Banner Order Kutuzov cdo (air assault) mountain division. Address: Novorossyysk, Gertsena, 17. 1993 transferred from Kaunas. 2007: 1300+ contract soldiers. 08.2007 inspected by VDV CINC. 1995 commander col V.Shamanov (aka "Shaman"), later lt.col Egorov. Took part in Chechen war, Group "North". 01-06.1995 attacked Groznyy, captured Chishki, Kirov-Yurt, Vedeno, Kharachoi, Shatoi. 01.1996 two companies blocked Pervomaiskoe. 09.1996 moved from Chechnya. 08.1999 247 cdo rgt, bn transferred to Chechnya. Chechen campaign losses: 16 killed/MIA. 2000: 5507 pers., 190 BMD/BMP, 121 BTR, 55 2s9 Nona, 27 BTR-RD (AT), 38 BTR-ZD (AD), 12 D-30. 04.2005 counter terrorism comd-staff exercises. 07.2007: 3 soldiers injured (1 later died) during landing trainings. 2007 commander: col Vladimir Kochetkov. 07.2007 comd.staff exercises. 20-25.08.2007 comd.staff trainings. 08.2008 one unit took part in war in South Ossetia (captured US Hammers jointly with unit of 45 separate SpN rgt). 03.2009 comd staff exercises headed by VDV CINC. 2009: 51, 108, 247 cdo rgts, 1141 arty rgt, 3 ad rgts – 7968 pers. 14.07.2009 visited by President Medvedev in Novorossyysk. 06.2010 joint landing exercises with BLS. 2011 commander: col Alexander Vyaznikov. 05.2011 jumpings 1100 soldiers. 09.2011 commad staff exercises jointly with 810th marines bde.

31 ODShBR Ulyanovsk CENTER
 

  unit # 73612. 31 detached Red Banner Order Kutuzov (air assault) cdo brigade. Address: Ulyanovsk. 1992-1993 transferred from Azerbajan. Ex- 104 airborne div (1998). Took part in Chechen war. 12.1994 fought for Groznyy, Group "East". 23.12.1994 got under RusAF airbombing: lost 5 BMD. 1 bn defended near Argun, 2 bn - Khankala. Commander Maj Gen Stas'kov was against assault of Groznyy, did not realize order and was faired. 01.1995 Group "South East": 900 pers, 3 tanks, 50 BMD, 17 BTR-D, 12 guns; fought for Komsomolskoe. 03.1995 Group "North", Shali, fought near Chernorech'e, blocked Argun jointly with 805 arty rgt. 05-06.1995 fought in mountains, Vedeno, Selmentauzen, Starie Atagi, Chishki, Duba-Yurt, Dachu-Borzoi. 11.1996 moved from Chechnya. Chechen campaign losses: 384 (84 killed/MIA). 10.1999-03.2000 91 bn Group "Center". 2000: 2196 pers., 86 BMD-2, 26 BMD-1, 57 BTR-D, 16 D-30, 24 BTR-RD, 19 BTR-ZD, 8 BMD-1KSh, 2 BMD-1R. 03.2004 tactical trainings at Seltsi. 09.2006 took part in "South Shield-2006" exercises. 08.2007 inspected by VDV CINC. 08.2007 took part in PEACE MISSION-2007 joint Russian-Sino exercises. 05.2008 10th anniversary. 08.2008 took part in war in South Ossetia. 2009: 2502 pers. 29.01.2010 descent exercises- 500 soldiers landed. 06-07.2010 secure Kant airbase during Kirgizia revolution. 02.2011 600 paratroopers jumpings from Il-76. 06.2011 one officer died during jumpings. 08.2012 visited President Putin and MoD minister.
Total: 16 2A18M D-30  112 BMD-2 

45 OBrSpN VDV Kubinka VDV
 

  unit # 28337. 45 Guard detached SpN regiment VDV. Address: Moscow distr, Kubinka. ex-45 OPSpN VDV. 2000: 218,901 int bn. 690 pers., 15 BTR-80, 1 BTR-D. 06.2007 inspected by VDV CINC. 1995-1997 commander col Kolygin, head of recce col Popovskikh. Formed 02.1994 from 904 and 218 separate spetznaz bns. Took part in Chechen war: 1994 fought for Dolinsky, Argun, Groznyy (400 pers, losses 43 pers-15 killed). 12.02.1995 moved from Chechnya. 218 bn (homebased in Sokolniki) fought fo Khankala, Bekart-Yurt. 901 bn fought in Khankala 03.1995-06.1995 (w/o losses). Other unit (bn) fought in Chechnya in 02-05.1997. 06.2007 inspected by VDV CINC. 08.2008 took part in war in South Ossetia (captured US Hammers jointly with unit of 7 cdo div). Losses: 1 BTR(crew?). 2009: 655 pers. 04.2012 one of officers lt col A Lebed tragically died in bike crash. 05.2012 joint exercises in Fort Carson, USA. Reforming to bde till 12.2014.
Total: 20 KAMAZ-63968 Typhoon MRAP 

38 OPS MedvezhI Ozera VDV
 

  unit # 54164. 38 detached communications regiment. Address: Moscow distr,. 2000: 2564 pers., bn, spetznaz company. 2009: 947 pers

Uts VDV Omsk, Ishim VDV
 

  unit # 64818. Training center VDV. Address: MedvezhI Ozera. 2000: equiv. to airborne bde. 226(26), 285(58) rgt (Omsk), 1120 rgt Ishim. 2007 commander: col Alexander Shushukin. 09.2008 48 anniversary. 2008: fired 24 officers, disbanded staffs of two rgts and hospital. 2009: 2572 pers

782 KP VDV Petushki VDV
 

  782 Command Node VDV. Address: Moscow, Petushki.

714 IP VDV Dubrovichi VDV
 

  714 test range VDV.

345 ODShBR Voronezh WEST
 

  345th Guard Baghram Airborne CDO brigade. Address: Voronezh. Forming till 2016

83 ODShBR Ussuryysk EAST
 

  unit # 71289. 83 Detached assault (cdo) Brigade. Address: 692500, Primorie, Ussuryysk, Tikhii str. 635, 654 bns, 9 howz arty div, 111 tk bn (T-80B). 06.2004 ? Company took part in "Mobility-2004" exercises in Far East. 07.2009 company took part in Peace Mission joint Rus-Sino exercises.
Total: 18 2B14-1 PODNOS 82mm MORTAR  30 BTR-80 /82A  60 BMP-2  31 T-72 MBT  18 2A18M D-30 

11 ODShBR Sosnovyy Bor EAST
 

  unit # 32364. 11 Detached Assault (cdo) Brigade. Address: Buryatia, Ulan-Ude, Sosnovy Bor. 12.2005: 100% formed of contract service. 11.2007 inspected by Federal Inspector. 04.2008 inspected by Sib CINC. 08.2008 40th anniversary. 09.2008 tactical trainings.Planned staff 2009: 122 mm D-30 – 18, 2B14 Podnos – 18, ZU-23-2 – 8
Total: 18 2B14-1 PODNOS 82mm MORTAR  30 BTR-80 /82A  11 2A18M D-30 

56 ODShBR Kamyshin SOUTH
 

  unit # 74507. 56th Detached Guard Assault Order Motherland's War Don Cossack Brigade (lite). Address: 403880, Volgograd distr, Kamyshin-10. ex 56 cdo rgt 20 mot div. Planned staff 2009: 122 mm D-30 – 18, 2B14 Podnos – 18, ZU-23-2 – 8. 03.2011 exercises, took part over 1000 soldiers, 200 vehicles. 06.2012 field exercises.
Total: 18 2B14-1 PODNOS 82mm MORTAR 

RVVDKU Ryazan VDV
 

  Ryazan High Double Red Banner Order Lenin Order Kutuzov Airborne Command Institute. Address: MedvezhI Ozera.

  STRATEGIC MISSILE TROOPS Moscow RVSN
 

  unit # 69665. Command of Missile Troops of Strategic Purpose. Address: 143010, Mosciw distr, Odintsovo-10. Formed 1959. 2000: 160,000 + 46,000 civil. 01.2007 pilots trainings. 2008: salary of captain (in European Russia) is about US$820. 2005: 11 comd staff trainings, 25 tactical exercises, 6 msl launches; avg officers age- 32 years. 31.07.2006: according to MoD minister Ivanov - for 01.2006 Russia has 927 strategic nuclear weapons "units". 04.08.2006 successfully test launch of mobile SS-25. 2007: planned to construct 1927 apartments for officer's families. 2006 RVSN aviation: ac 55 flight/h, hel 40 flight/hours. 03.2007 visited by MoD minister A. Serdyukov. 2006-2007 disbanded 25 Topol silos. 2007: RVSN ac 89 flight/h. 2008: salary of cpt $820. 09.2008 comd staff exercises. 2008: in service 6 types of msl complexes of 4th and 5th generation: 4 silo complexes, 2 mobile complexes. Silos - 45% (85% warheads). Till 2016 planned to reduce RVSN to 2 Armies (9 divs: 4 silo divs, 5 mobile divs). 2008: RVSN aviation - 58 flight/h average. 2009: 11 comd staff and 22 tactical exercises. 02.2010 commanders exercises headed by CINC. 2010 2582 apartments were built for personnel, required 11500, delivered 80 engineering vehicles. 2011: delivered 127 new trucks incl Kamaz-43269 12 Vystrel.

Msl Troops HQ Odintsovo RVSN
 

  unit # 25516. Headquarters. Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10. op directorate, org-mob directorate, comms comd directorate

GURV Odintsovo RVSN
 

  unit # 25453. Main Directorate of Missile Armament. Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10. GURVO

27 RA Vladimir RVSN
 

  unit # 43176. 27th Guard Missile Vitebsk Red Banner Army. Address: 600021, Vladimir-21. 2005 commander: Lt Gen Vladimir Gagarin. 2005: best RVSN command. 2006 commander: Maj Gen Sergey Karakaev. 04.2011 inspection, comd staff exercises. 08.2011 comd staff exercises.

33 RA Omsk RVSN
 

  unit # 43189. 33rd Guard Missile Berislav-Khingan Twice Red Banner Order Suvorov Army. Address: 644048, Omsk-48. 10.2008 inspected by RVSN staff, comd staff exercises. 02.2009 comd staff exercises.

31 RA Orenburg RVSN
 

  unit # 29452. 31st Missile Army. Address: 460040, Orenburg-40. Disbanding till 2016. 08.2011 comd staff exercises at Kapustin Yar.

TsKP RVSN Odintsovo RVSN
 

  unit # 33925. Central Command Point. Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10. since 1959

882 TsUS Odintsovo RVSN
 

  unit # 33790. 882 Central Order Red Star Communications Point. Address: Moscow distr, Vlasikha. since 1959

PTsKP RVSN Balabanovo RVSN
 

  unit # 69792. Reserved Central Command Point RVSN. Address: 249000, Kaluga distr, Balabanovo.

UPRS Vlasikha RVSN
 

  unit # 08310. Comminications Department. Address: 143010, Moscow reg, Odintsovo-10.

27 UPRERV Odintsovo RVSN
 

  unit # 26180. 27 Directorate of Expl of Missile Armament. Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10. since 1968

GIURV Odintsovo RVSN
 

  Main Engr directorate RVSN. Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10. since 1961

Engr Service directorate Odintsovo RVSN
 

  Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10.

Logistics RVSN Odintsovo RVSN
 

  unit # 74833. Msl Troops Logistics. Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10. since 1959

487 TsARZ Alkino-2 RVSN
 

  487 Central Automobile Repairs Plant of Missile Troops. Address: 452155, Bashkartostan, Alkino-2.

RZ Saratov RVSN
 

 

65 TsREMZRV Bryansk RVSN
 

  unit # 75100. 65 Central Repairs Order Red Star Plant of Missile Armament. Address: 241031, Bryansk.

21 arsenal Khrizolitovyy RVSN
 

  unit # 56653. 21 arsenal. Address: 624054, Sverdlovsk distr, Kosulino-1.

29 arsenal Pibanshur (Balezino-3) RVSN
 

  unit # 25850. 29 arsenal. Address: 427553, Udmirtia, Balezino-3.

27 arsenal Surovatikha RVSN
 

  unit # 32193. 27 arsenal. Address: 606315, N Novgorod distr, Dalnee Konstantinovo-5.

2565 TsBTEKhI Electrogorsk RVSN
 

  unit # 22226. 2565 Central Base of Technical Equipment. Address: 142530, Moscow reg, Electrogorsk.

2490 TsBTEKhI Kotovo RVSN
 

  unit # 54636. 2490 Central Base of Technical Equipment. Address: 215241, Smolensk distr, Novodugino-1.

2729 TsBAVTT N Novgorod RVSN
 

  unit # 75239. 2729 Central Base of Auto Technics. Address: 630000, N Novgorod, Moscow road, 75.

UBP Odintsovo RVSN
 

  unit # 29450. Directorate of Combat Training. Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10. since 1959

Education instit dpt Odintsovo RVSN
 

  unit # 33990. Department of Military Education. Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10. since 1959

TsBPOIINIT Rostov RVSN
 

 

VA RVSN Moscow RVSN
 

  unit # NA. Military Order Lenin Order October Revolution Order Suvorov Academy of RVSN. Address: 109074, Moscow, Kitaigorodskyy str, 9/5.

47 MVRUTs Ostrov RVSN
 

  unit # 35600. 47 Interdepartment Regional Training Center. Address: 181300, Pskov distr, Ostrov.

90 MVRUTs Pereyaslavl-Zalesskyy RVSN
 

  unit # 74306. 90 Interdepartment Regional Training Center. Address: 152140, Yaroslavl distr, Pereyaslavl-Zalesskyy.

25th TsVKG Moscow RVSN
 

  25 Central Military Clinical Hospital.

79 TsVTs Vlasikha RVSN
 

  unit # 77866. 79 Central computer center. Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10. Msl Troops network center

Museum RVSN Vlasikha RVSN
 

  unit # NA. Museum of RVSN History.

5 KO Odintsovo RVSN
 

  unit # 95501. 5 Commandant's Office of Support of RVSN. Address: 143010, Moscow distr, Odintsovo-10.

1231 TsBU Kytlym (Ekaterinburg) RVSN
 

  unit # 20003. 1231 Center of Command Management. Address: 624485, Sverdlovsk distr, Kytlym. Perimetr
Total:  Perimeter ("Dead Hand") 

4 EK Vlasikha RVSN
 

  unit # 34143. 4 Operation Commandant's Office. Address: 143010, Moscow reg, Odintsovo-10.

  Central Comd MoD
 

 

12 GUMO Odintsovo GS
 

  unit # 31600. 12 Main Directorate of Ministry of Defence. Address: 103160, Moscow, K-160. since 1959

SSK GS
 

  Special Control Service.

32 TsLSK Stepygino GS
 

  unit # 13987. 32 Central Laboratory of Special Control. Address: Moscow reg, Stepygino.

SSK Yuzho-Sakhalinsk GS
 

  unit # 41094. Special Control Service. Address: Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

SSK Petropavlovsk GS
 

  unit # 41098. Special Control Service. Address: Petropavlovsk.

126 GIP Priozersk GS
 

  126 state test range. Address: Leningrad distr., Priozersk.

GRSO Priozersk GS
 

  unit # 01001. Batallion of Support Ships. Address: Leningrad distr., Priozersk. ex 32 DNSO

1256 OBOP Priozersk GS
 

  unit # 21066. 1256 Detached battalion of Support of Test Range. Address: Leningrad distr., Priozersk.

TsP Belushya Guba GS
 

  unit # 77510. Central Order Lenin Test Range. Address: Nenetsky distr, Belushya Guba.

249 OBS I RTO Rogachevo GS
 

  unit # 69167. 249 Detached Communications battalion and Radio-Tech Support. Address: Nenetsky distr, Rogachevo.

3256 ATB Rogachevo GS
 

  unit # 26894. 3256 Avia-Tech Base. Address: Nenetsky distr, Rogachevo.

176 ORO Rogachevo GS
 

  171 Detached security company. Address: Nenetsky distr, Rogachevo.

1486 BATM Belushe GS
 

  unit # 83158. 1486 auto base. Address: Nenetsky distr, Belushie.

1067 VG Belushe GS
 

  unit # 83159. 1067 Military Hospital. Address: Nenetsky distr, Belushie.

16 clinic Belushe GS
 

  16 clinic. Address: Nenetsky distr, Belushie.

508 TTs Rogachevo GS
 

  Address: Nenetsky distr, Rogachevo.

84 ODNK Belushe GS
 

  unit # 42852. 84 Detached Ships Batallion. Address: Nenetsky distr, Belushie.

35 PNIS Belushe GS
 

  35 Communications point.

1392 SFPS Belushe GS
 

  1392 Station of Courier-Postal Communications. Address: Nenetsky distr, Belushie.

arsenal Korfovskyy (Khabarovsk) GS
 

 

arsenal Dodonovo (Krasnoyarsk-26) GS
 

 

arsenal Lesnoi GS
 

 

arsenal Karabash GS
 

 

arsenal Tryokhgornyy GS
 

 

arsenal Beryozovka GS
 

 

84 Uts Sergiev Posad GS
 

  unit # 14258. 84th Training Center.

TsFTI Sergiev Posad-7 GS
 

  unit # 51105. Central Physical-Technical Red Banner Institute name by V.A. Bolyatko. earlier 12th TsNII

NITs BTS St Petersburg GS
 

  unit # 70170. Scientific Research Center of Security Systems. Address: St Petersburg.

644 Ob'ekt S Zalari (Ust-Ordynskyy) GS
 

  unit # 39995. 644 Object S. Address: Irkutsk distr, Cheremkhovo.

387 Ob'ekt S Borisoglebsk GS
 

  unit # 14254. 387th Object S. Address: Voronezh distr, Borisoglebsk. 05.2011 nominated as Best military unit-2011.

275 OBETSZO Voronezh GS
 

  unit # 65164. 275 det signal sec bn. Address: Voronezh.

402 US Voronezh GS
 

  unit # 46175. 402 Communications Point. Address: Voronezh.

1771 AB Borisoglebsk GS
 

  unit # 23440. 1771 auto base. Address: Voronezh distr, Borisoglebsk.

244 ZhDB Borisoglebsk GS
 

  unit # 25852. 244 railway base. Address: Voronezh distr, Borisoglebsk.

1041 VG Borisoglebsk GS
 

  unit # 67765. 1041 Military Hospital. Address: Voronezh distr, Borisoglebsk.

1150 Ob'ekt S Golovchino (Belgorod-22) GS
 

  unit # 25624. 1150th Object S.

149 OBETSZO Belgorod GS
 

  unit # 34037. Address: Belgorod.

419 US Belgorod GS
 

  unit # 59253. 419 Communications Point. Address: Belgorod.

669 AB Belgorod GS
 

  unit # 33939. 669 auto base. Address: Belgorod.

583 ZhDB Belgorod GS
 

  unit # 32169. 583 railway base. Address: Belgorod.

602 VG Belgorod GS
 

  unit # 77180. 602 Military Hospital. Address: Belgorod.

365 Ob'ekt S Zhukovka (Bryansk-18) GS
 

  unit # 42685. 365th Object S.

15 OBETSZO Bryansk GS
 

  unit # 83302. 15 Detached Radio-Tech Equipment and Security battalion. Address: Bryansk.

400 US Bryansk GS
 

  unit # 46119. 400th Communications Point. Address: Bryansk.

2580 AB Bryansk GS
 

  unit # 75415. 2580th auto base. Address: Bryansk.

807 ZhDB Bryansk GS
 

  unit # 33841. 807th railway base. Address: Bryansk.

44 VG Bryansk GS
 

  unit # 89555. 44th Military Hospital. Address: Bryansk.

957 Ob'ekt S Chebsara GS
 

  unit # 25594. 957th Object S. Address: Vologda distr, Chebsara.

95 OBETSZO Chebsara GS
 

  unit # 14327. 95 Detached sec radio el tech bn. Address: Vologda distr., Chebsara.

642 AB Chebsara GS
 

  unit # 33783. 642 auto base. Address: Vologda distr., Chebsara.

414 US Chebsara GS
 

  unit # 59247. 414 Communications Point. Address: Vologda distr., Chebsara.

505 ZhDB Chebsara GS
 

  unit # 32181. 505 railway base. Address: Vologda distr., Chebsara.

241 VG Vologda GS
 

  unit # 33796. 241 Military Hospital. Address: Vologda.

956 Ob'ekt S Olenegorsk GS
 

  unit # 62834. 956th Object S. Address: Murmansk distr, Olenegorsk. 08.2004 took part in "Avaria-2004" tactical exercises.

211 OBETSZO Olenegorsk GS
 

  unit # 42621. Address: Murmansk distr., Olenegorsk.

413 US Olenegorsk GS
 

  unit # 59246. 413 Communications Point. Address: Murmansk distr., Olenegorsk.

940 AB Olenegorsk GS
 

  unit # 42632. 940 auto base. Address: Murmansk distr., Olenegorsk.

307 ZhDB Olenegorsk GS
 

  unit # 32141. 307 railway base. Address: Murmansk distr., Olenegorsk.

238 VG Olenegorsk GS
 

  unit # 14439. 238 Military Hospital. Address: Murmansk distr., Olenegorsk.

917 Ob'ekt S Niznyaya Tura GS
 

  917th Object S.

714 Ob'ekt S Mozhaisk GS
 

  714th Red Banner Object S.

208 OBETSZO Mozhaisk GS
 

  unit # 42616. 208th det signal sec bn. Address: Moscow reg, Mozhaisk.

409 US Mozhaisk GS
 

  unit # 58150. 409 Communications Point. Address: Moscow reg, Mozhaisk.

553 AB Mozhaisk GS
 

  unit # 42627. 553 auto base. Address: Moscow reg, Mozhaisk.

162 ZhDB Mozhaisk GS
 

  unit # 32130. 162 railway base. Address: Moscow reg, Mozhaisk.

221 VG Mozhaisk GS
 

  unit # 14436. 221 Military Hospital. Address: Moscow reg, Mozhaisk.

GRU (Main Int Directorate) Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 45807. Main Intelligence Directorate of General Staff. Address: 103160, Moscow, К-160.

91 TsAGI GRU
 

 

99 GTsSS Zagoryansky GRU
 

  unit # 51428. 99 main center of special service. Address: 141180, Moscow reg, Zagoryansky.

407 OPRRKO Tschelkovo GRU
 

  unit # 63553. 407 Detached Node Recce of radiation of space objects. Address: Moscow reg, Tschelkovo.

10 ORETs GRU
 

  10 Detached Radio Center.

490 OPRRKO GRU
 

  490 Detached Node Recce of radiation of space objects.

1688 OPRRKO GRU
 

  1688 Detached Node Recce of radiation of space objects.

101 OPRRKO GRU
 

  101 Detached Node Recce of radiation of space objects.

25 OPRRKO GRU
 

  25 Detached Node Recce of radiation of space objects.

650 OPRRKO GRU
 

  650 Detached Node Recce of radiation of space objects.

107 OTsSS Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 61886. 107 Detached center of special service. Address: Moscow.

113 PDRTs Mytischi GRU
 

  unit # 32047. 113 Transmitting Radio Center. Address: 141016, Moscow reg, Mytischi, Shirokaya street.

134 PRTs Vatutinki GRU
 

  unit # 03113. 134 Receiving Order Red Star ELINT Center of Special Purpose. Address: 142793, Moscow reg, Vatutinki.

918 TsPPOI Mescherino GRU
 

  unit # 47126. 918 c2 center. Address: 142856, Moscow reg, Mescherino.

3 TsRU Orenburg GRU
 

  unit # 40263. 3 central comms point. Address: Orenburg, Rostoshi.

PDRTs Sakmara GRU
 

  unit # 40263. Transmitting Radio Center. Address: Orenburg, Sakmara.

PDRTs Sol-Iletsk GRU
 

  unit # 40263. Receiving Radio Center. Address: Orenburg, Sol-Iletsk.

136 TsSS Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 61535. 136 center of special service. Address: 123007, Moscow, Khoroshevskoe shosse, 766.

322 TsPS Senezh GRU
 

  unit # 92154. 322 Center Training of Specialists. Address: Moscow distr, Senezh.

85 GTsSS Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 26165. 85 main center of special service. Address: 119021, Moscow, Komsomolsky prospekt, 20.

1349 TsSS GRU
 

  1349 center of special service.

64 OTsSS Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 45055. 64 Detached center of special service. Address: Moscow. Center of Foreign military information

152 TsPS Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 06410. 152 Center of training of specialists. Address: 119021, Moscow, Komsomolsky pr, 20.

161 TsPS Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 29155. 161 training center. Address: 105077, Moscow, 11 Parkovaya, 38.

72 TsSS Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 54777. 72 center of special service. Address: Moscow.

VDA Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 22177. Military Diplomatic Red Banner Academy of Russian Army. Address: Moscow.

547 TSRKhST Valentinovka GRU
 

  unit # 92403. 547 central storage of special equipment. Address: Moscow reg, Valentinovka.

849 Uts Arzamas GRU
 

  unit # 17845. 849 training center. Address: 607226, Nizhny Novgorod, Arzamas, Sovetskaya street, 45.

7 TsOK Zagoryansky GRU
 

  unit # 36360. 7 central officers cources of int officers. Address: Moscow reg, Zagoryansky.

Special Archive Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 61379. Special Archive. Address: Moscow.

6 TsNII Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 54726. 6 central scientific research institute. Address: Moscow.

18 TsNII Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 11135. 18 central order Red Banner scientific research institute of special purpose. Address: 111123, Moscow, Свободный проспект, д. 4.

1 branch 18 TsNII Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 11135. Address: Москва, Левобережная ул., 4а.

2 branch 18 TsNII Zagoryansky GRU
 

  unit # 11135. Address: Московская область, Щелковский район, пос. Загорянский.

branch 18 TsNII Kursk GRU
 

  unit # 25714. Kursk scientific research institute. Address: Курск, ул. Блинова, 23.

branch 18 TsNII Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 33825. Address: Moscow, Федеративный пр-т, 17а (Металлургов ул., 62). aka 10th typography

309 TsRPU Klimovsk (Moscow) GRU
 

  unit # 34608. 309 Central Radiopelengator Order Red Star Point. Address: 142180, Moscow distr, Klimovsk, Shkilnaya str, 50.

876 ORPU Toivorovo GRU
 

  876 Detached Radiopelengator Center. Address: Leningrad distr, Toivorovo.

895 ORPU Tsemento-Zavodskoy GRU
 

  895 Detached Radiopelengator Center. Address: Komi, Tsemento-Zavodskoi.

811 ORPU Kildinstroy GS
 

  unit # 34630. 811 Detached Radiopelengator Center. Address: Murmansk, Kildinstroy, Razina str, 8.

50 ORPU Tiksi GRU
 

  unit # 14145. 50 Detached Radiopelengator Point. Address: Yakutia, Tiksi, Morskaya str, 49. Krug

874 ORPU Sergeevka GRU
 

  unit # 48260. 874 Detached Radiopelengator Point. Address: 682517, Khabarovsk distr, Sergeevka. Krug

37 OTsSS Novorossyysk GRU
 

  unit # 09920. 37 Detached Center of Special Communications. Address: 353901, Novorossyysk, Portovaya str, 18.

432 UKTK Novorossyysk GRU
 

  432 Node of Complex Tech Control. Address: Krasnodar distr, Novorossyysk.

172 KRTs GRU St Petersburg GS
 

  unit # 64501. 172 Command Recce Center GRU. Address: 197101, St Petersburg, Mira, 20. special comms

462 Uts GRU Krasnodar GRU
 

  unit # 62986. 462 Training Center GRU. Address: 350090, Krasnodar, Severnaya str, 267.

162 TsVTI Moscow GRU
 

  unit # 54023. 162 Center of Military Scientific Information. Address: 125367, Moscow, Volokolamskoe shosse, 56/2.

476 TsPPOI Mescherino GRU
 

  unit # 03770. 476 central point of gathering information. Address: 142856, Moscow reg, Mescherino-1.

740 OPPOI Onokhoi GRU
 

  unit # 54341. 740th Detached Point of Collecting and Gathering Information. Address: 670000, Ulan-Ude.

539 ORTs Kaluga GRU
 

  unit # 10199. 539 Detached Recce Center. Address: 248016, Kaluga, Gorkogo str, 60.

1580 OPRRKO Maksimovschina GRU
 

  unit # 51870. Address: 664519, Irkutsk distr, Maksimovschina.

OPO Sertolovo GS
 

  Psyhologic Operations Platoon. Address: Leningrad distr, Sertolovo.

295 OPO Giprozem GRU
 

  295 Psyhologic Operations Platoon. Address: Tadjikistan, 201 VB, Dushanbe, Giprozem.

324 OPO Kaliningrad GRU
 

  324 Psyhologic Operations Platoon.

Military Police GS
 

 

130 OMSBR(S) Sokolniki GS
 

  unit # 75384. 130 Detached mot rifle Brigade. Address: Moscow, Sokolniki.

1 MBR RKhBZ Shikhani GS
 

  unit # 71432. 1st mobile NBC def bde. 2000: 1099 pers., 33 MT-LB, 10 RKhM, 8 RKhM-4
Total: 6 TOS-1 Buratino Flamethrower 

372 TsBSS Sarapul GS
 

  372 base (comms arsenal). 2000: 44 pers., 88 R-145BM, 18 R-156BTR

1329 TsBSS Klimovo (Bryansk) GS
 

  unit # 47144. 1329 base (comms arsenal). 2000: 33 pers., 21 R-145BM

1400 TsBSS Vologda GS
 

  unit # 05656. 1400 base (comms arsenal). 2000: 43 pers., 22 R-145BM

15 OBR REB GS Novomoskovsk GS
 

  unit # 71615. 15 Detached EW Brigade of General Staff. Address: Tula distr, Novomoskovsk.

83 TsShI GS Moscow GS
 

  83rd central crypto center GS. crypto comms

14 PUS Murom GS
 

  unit # 59802. 14 Order Red Star Field Communications Point (field).

14 GTsS GS Moscow GS
 

  unit # 25801. 1 Order Red Star Communications Point of General Staff.

TsASU Chekhov GS
 

  unit # 64035. Center ASU. Address: Moscow reg, Chekhov.

63 PRDRDTs Luhovitsy GS
 

  unit # 73802. 63 Transmitting Radio Center. Address: Moscow reg, Lukhovitsy.

81 PRDTs Serpukhov GS
 

  unit # 77865. 81 Receiving Radio Center. Address: Moscow reg, Serpukhov.

496 PDRTs Vatutinki GS
 

  unit # 32108. 496 Receiving Radio Center. Address: Moscow reg, Vatutinki.

21 TsUSS Voronovo GS
 

  unit # 48264. 21 central point sat comms. Address: Moscow reg, Voronovo.

TsSS Beloomut GS
 

  unit # 22285. Center Sat Comms. Address: Moscow reg, Beloomut.

TsMUS Kuznechiki GS
 

  Center of mobile Communications Nodes. Address: Moscow, Kuznechiki. Presidental

32 PUS Vatutinki GS
 

  unit # 75084. ex 15th Comd Post

4 TsKTB Nakhabino GS
 

  engr

1263 ARS IB Arsaki GS
 

  1263 arsenal engineering munitions.

1962 ARS IB Dumchino GS
 

  1962 arsenal engineering munitions.

1961 TsIB Batareinaya GS
 

  1961 centr engr base. engr

1407 TsABV Kaliningrad GS
 

  1407 central armament base. 2000: 84 pers., 27 1V18

2318 TsABV Kursk GS
 

  2318 central armament base. 2000: 64 pers

3121 TsASV Ozerki (Moscow) GS
 

  3121 central armament base. 2000: 111 pers., firearms

291 TsBRAT Kamesk Shakhtinskyy GS
 

  291 central auto storage base. automobile technics repairs

6 arsenal GRAU Elban-2 GS
 

  unit # 55487.

7 arsenal GRAU Zavitinsk GS
 

  unit # 42228.

8 arsenal GRAU Rybinsk GS
 

  unit # 41686.

13 arsenal GRAU Kotovo GS
 

  unit # 64531.

23 arsenal GRAU Nelidovo GS
 

  unit # 11777.

arsenal GRAU Monchalovo GS
 

  unit # 67730.

68 arsenal GRAU Lukovskaya GS
 

  unit # 30184.

93 arsenal GRAU Kunezhkino GS
 

  unit # 68586.

101 arsenal GRAU Glotovka GS
 

  unit # 55448.

104 arsenal GRAU Pestovo GS
 

  unit # 34581.

109 arsenal GRAU Batareynaya GS
 

  unit # 63792.

arsenal GRAU Kolyshley GS
 

  unit # 74006.

54 ars GRAU Kuzhenkino GS
 

  unit # 32358.

467 OUTs Kovrov (Vladimir) GS
 

  unit # 30616. 467 District Training Moscow-Tartus Red Banner Center of training of young specialists. Address: Vladimir, distr, Kovrov-6. 2000: 6169 pers., 285 tanks, 179 BTR/BMP
Total: 10 T-90 MBT  60 T-72 MBT  60 T-72 MBT 

65 MRUTs Barybino GS
 

  unit # 30616-14. 65 reg trg center. Address: Moscow, Barybino. 2000: 1440 pers. (MRUTs). 04.2008 inspected by GT staff.

282 Uts RKhBZ Bunkovo GS
 

  unit # 30616-13. 282 trg center NBC def. 2000: 853 pers., 5 MT-LB, 4 RKhM, 2 RKhM-4, 4 K-612

399 MRUTs Kstovo GS
 

  unit # 30616-12. 399 trg center. Address: Nizhny Novgorod, Kstovo. engr

681 RUTs BP Mulino GS
 

  unit # 30616-11. 681 Regional training center. Address: Nizhny Novgorod, Mulino. RVIA

1000 UTs BP Kolomna GS
 

  unit # 30616-10. 1000 Regional training center. Address: 140414 Kolomna. RVIA

470 MKTs SS Knyazhevo GS
 

  unit # 32516. 470 kinolog center.

VA GSh MO RF Moscow GS
 

  Military Academy of General Staff. Address: Moscow, Vernadskogo, 100.

Military dpts, civil edu institutes GS
 

  28 dpts

DOSAAF Technical schools GS
 

  ex ROSTO, ex DOSAAF. 13 tech schools of Russian Defense Sport Tech Organization (ROSTO/DOSAAF). ROSTO Moscow: 15,000 persons, 20 avia clubs, 140 other clubs, 9 youth auto-moto schools.

60 UTsBP RV SV Kapustin Yar GS
 

  unit # 42202. 60th Training Order Red Star Center Combat Use of Missile Troops of Ground Troops. Address: Kapustin Yar. 71 suite. 1 dpt- 9k72 msl (+Iskander), 2 dpt 9k79 Tochka, 3 dpt -Smerch
Total:  SS-26 Stone / Iskander 

630 ORDN Kapustin Yar GS
 

  unit # 42202-Sh. 630 training missile batallion. Address: Astrakhan, Kapustin Yar.

15 TsNIII MoD Nakhabino GS
 

 

482 TsIIIL Nakhabino GS
 

 

18 IP Elizavetinka GS
 

  18 test range.

1649 TsIBBViT Kubinka GS
 

  unit # 75221. 1649 Central Test Base of Armoured Technics.

7 RUTs Ussuryysk GS
 

  unit # 07001. 7 regional trg center.

19 NIP RAV Rzhevka GS
 

  unit # 33491. 19 sc-res test range RAV. Address: St Petersburg, Rzhevka.

VAS St Petersburg GS
 

  Military Academy of Communications. Address: 194064, St Petersburg, Tikhoretsky pr, 3. ex VUS

Krasnodar branch VAS Krasnodar GS
 

  Krasnodar branch VAS. Address: 350035, Krasnodar, Krasina, 4. ex KVVU

VA RKhBZ Kostroma GS
 

  Military Academy of NBC Protection. Address: 156015, Kostroma, Gorkogo, 16.

VTU Balashikha GS
 

  Military Technical University. Address: Moscow, Balashikha,Karbysheva, 8.

VMA St Petersburg GS
 

  Military Medical Academy. Address: 194044, St Petersburg, Akademika Lebedeva, 6.

VIFK St Petersburg GS
 

  Military Institute of Sport. Address: 194044, St Petersburg, Bolshoi Samsonievsky, 63.

MK VMA St Petersburg GS
 

  Medical Colleage VMA. Address: 194044, St Petersburg.

VU Moscow GS
 

  Military University of MoD. Address: 123001, Moscow, Bolshaya Sadovaya, 14. ex VKI

VA VPVO Smolensk GS
 

  Military Academy Army Air Defence. Address: 214027, Smolensk, Kotovskogo, 2. ex VU VPVO

MVAA St Petersburg GS
 

  Mikhailov Military Artillery Academy. Address: 195009, St Petersburg, Komsomola, 22. ex VAU

VA MTO St Petersburg GS
 

  Military Logistics Academy. Address: 199034, St Petersburg, Makarova bay, 8. ex VA TiT

VI ZhVIVS Petrodvorets GS
 

  Military Institute of Railways Troops. Address: 198511, St Petersburg, Petrodvorets, Suvorovskaya, 1. ex VTU ZhViVS

VI (IT) St Petersburg GS
 

  Military Institute (engineer-technical). Address: 191123, St Petersburg, Zakharievskaya, 22. ex VITY

Volsk branch VA MTO Volsk GS
 

  Volsk branch of VA MTO. Address: 412003, Saratov distr, Volsk, Maksima Gorkogo, 3. ex VVVUT

Omsk branch VA MTO Omsk GS
 

  Omsk branch VA MTO. Address: 644098, Omsk, 14 military camp.

Penza branch VA MTO Penza GS
 

  Penza branch VA MTO. Address: 440005,Penza-5.

TVVIKU Tyumen GS
 

  Tyumen High Military Engineering Command Institute. Address: 625028, Tyumen, Tolstogo, 1.

Pre-university education GS
 

  2013: 9000 cadets

MSVU Moscow GS
 

  Moscow Suvorov Military College. Address: 129345, Moscow, Izvilisty, 11.

KSVU Kazan GS
 

  Kazan Suvorov Military College. Address: 420015, Kazan, Tolstogo. 14.

SpBSVU St Petersburg GS
 

  St Petersburg Suvorov Military College. Address: 191011, St Petersburg, Sadovaya, 26.

TSVU Tver GS
 

  Tver Suvorov Military College. Address: 170000, Tver, Sofii Perovskoy, 2.

USVU Ulyanovsk GS
 

  Ulyanovsk Guard Suvorov Military College. Address: 432014, Ulyanovsk, Sovetskaya, 7.

ESVU Ekaterinburg GS
 

  Ekaterinburg Suvorov Military College. Address: 620062, Ekaterinburg, Pervomaiskaya, 88.

USVU Ussuryysk GS
 

  Ussuryysk Suvorov Military College. Address: 692511, Ussuryysk, Afanasieva, 8.

NVMU St Petersburg GS
 

  Nakhimov Naval College. Address: 197046, St Petersburg, Petrogradskaya bay, 2/4. ex LNVMU. 04-05.2007 took part in trainings preparing to Military Parade in Moscow devoted to V-day. 01.2009 visited by President Medvedev. Planned for relocation to Kronshtadt(?)

SpBKK Petrodvorets GS
 

  St Petersburg Cadets Corps. Address: 198511, St Petersburg, Petrodvorets, Suvorovskaya, 1.

KMKK Kronshtadt GS
 

  Kronshtadt Marine Cadets Corps. Address: 197760, St Petersburg, Kronstadt, Zosimova, 15.

PV MO RF Moscow GS
 

  Boarding School MoD RF. Address: 125284, Moscow, Polikarpova, 21.

OKPU Orenburg GS
 

  Orenburg President Cadets Colleage. Address: 460010, Orenburg, Pushkinskaya, 63.

SKPU Stavropol GS
 

  Stavropol President Cadets Colleage. Address: 355017, Stavropol, Lenina, 20.

KKPU Krasnodar GS
 

  Krasnodar President Cadets Colleage. Address: 350000, Krasnodar, Severnaya, 267.

MBMU Mosrentgen GS
 

  Moscow Military-Musical Colleage. Address: 142704, Moscow distr, Mosrentgen, Hero of Russia Solomatin street.

TKPU Tyumen GS
 

  Tyumen President Cadets Colleage. Address: Tyumen.

AKKK Aksai GS
 

  Aksai Danila Efremov Cossack Cadets Corps. Address: Aksai.

70 PPU Vatutinki GS
 

  70 mobile comd pt. Address: Moscow, Vatutinki. 2000: 194 pers., 2 P-240BT/241BT, 2 E-351BR, BTR-80

6 TsU FPS VS Moscow GS
 

  6 cour-postal point VS. postal

1429 ZhD PU GS Mozhaisk-10 GS
 

  1429th rr mobile point.

28 IP GRAU Smolino GS
 

  unit # 21374. 28 testing range GRAU. Address: NizhnyNovgorod, Smolino.

Sura /Woodpecker (HAARP) N. Novgorod rg GS
 

  2000 probably abondoned

  RAIL-ROAD TROOPS Moscow
 

  Formed 1851. 2005: 45,000 pers + 5,000 civilians. 11.2005 commanders trainings. 2007: 6700 contract soldiers. 08.2008 comd staff exercises.

333 OPMZhDB Volgograd RR
 

  333 det bridge rr batallion.

  ASD TROOPS Moscow
 

  Air Space Defence.




Table 2. Non-MoD paramilitary commands and deployments

COMMANDLOCATIONDISTR/FLT
  MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS (MVD) Moscow   
 

  2000: 462,700 pers.+ 89,200 civil VV: 186,300 pers. + 5,200 civil

Internal Troops (VV) Moscow    MVD
 

  2000: 186,300 pers. + 5,200 civil

  MChS Murmansk    MChS
 

  EMERCOM. 20,100 pers incl 7,800 civil

  FSB Moscow    FSB
 

  2000: 66,200 pers incl 17,900 civil

  FSO Moscow    FSO
 

  2000: 11,500 pers + 3,200 civil; Kol'chuga, 32 BTR-80a


[CROSSREFERENCES: ]

GRU: structure
Chief-- lt-gen Vyacheslav Kondrashov. exChief --- Maj Gen Igor Sergun (26.12.2011). Ex Chief- Lt Gen Alexander Shlyakhturov (since Apr 24, 2009). Ex Chief- KORABELNIKOV, Valentin, General of the Army (ITAR-TASS, 14 Apr 98; Promoted Gen Army, Profil, 30 Jun 03; ITAR-TASS, 6 Oct 03). [In ...[+]

Airborne Troops (VDV)
CINC -- Gen Vladimir Shamanov. Ex (4.05.2009) CINC --Lt Gen Valery Evtukhovich. Ex-CINC Colonel General Alexander Kolmakov, Airborne Troops, Commander since 8 September 2003. MOD data: "Born on 31 July 1955 in Kaliningrad, Moscow region, Alexander Kolmakov was educated at Ryazan Higher ...[+]

Chemical, Radiation and Biological Protection
Chief --- FILIPPOV, Vladimir, Maj-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 13 Nov 03). Previous Chief was KHOLSTOV, Viktor I., Lt-Gen (Voyeninform Military News Agency 8 Nov 00). Promoted to Col-Gen (Profil, 17 Dec 01). Transfered to Rosboyepripasy (ITAR-TASS, 23 Apr 03). [" In 1992 Boris Yeltsin completely ...[+]

ENGINEERING TROOPS
Chief-- Lt Gen Y.Balkhovitin. 2008 Staff of En Troops disbanded. Ex-Chief --- SERDTSEV, Nikolay, Col-Gen. Promoted to Col-Gen (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 11 May 00, Krasnaya Zvezda, 21 Jan 04). [The Engineering Troops were directly subordinate to the General Staff. However, Minister ...[+]

GROUND FORCES / LAND TROOPS
ex CINC col gen Vladimir Chirkin (Apr 27, 2012- 12.2013 fired for bribes). Ex Commander-in-Chief----Col Gen Alexander Postnikov (since Jan 2010) [ex-CINC Vladimir Boldyrev. Ex-CINC-- MASLOV, Aleksey, Lieutenant-General (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 7 Apr 03). 01.2008: new Head of Staff: ...[+]

NAVY
CINC-- v-adm Viktor Chirkov (06.05.2012). exCINC -- Admiral Vladimir Visotskiy, (ex-NOR CINC), appointed 09.2007. ex-CINC - MASORIN, Vladimir Vasilyevich, Admiral APPOINTED 04 Sept 05, (ORTV). Promoted to Admiral, (ITAR-TASS, 13 Dec 03). Ex Commander of Black Sea Fleet [Masorin: Born on August ...[+]

RAIL-ROAD TROOPS [MoD]
Commander--- Sergey Klimets, Lt.Gen. Ex-CINC---KOGAT'KO, Grigoriy Iosifovich, Col-Gen Appointed Feb 1992(30 Mar 92 in Tyl Vooruzennykh Sil, 3/92 p 55; Moskovskiy Komsomolets, 20 Nov 03). Telephone: 262-50-19 (reception), 262-72-79 (press service) (RIA Novosti, 27 Jun 02). Defense Minister ...[+]

Air Force: structure
CINC--Maj Gen Viktor Boldyrev (06.05.2012). Ex Commander-in-Chief ---ZELIN, Alexander, Col.Gen (appointed 10.05.2007) [Previous CINC-- MIKHAYLOV, Vladimir Sergeyevich, General of the Army, Appointed Jan 2002 (Finmarket, 22 Jan 02; Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 26 Jan 02; promoted to ...[+]

AIR SPACE DEFENCE TROOPS
CINC--maj-gen Alexander Golovko. exCommander ---Maj Gen Oleg Ostapenko. Ex-CINC-- POPOVKIN, Vladimir, Lt-Gen (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 11 March 04). The Primary tasks of the Space Troops are: missile attacks warning; ABM defence; creation, deployment, maintenance and control of the orbital satellites ...[+]

Strategic Missile Troops (RVSN)
CINC-- lt-gen Sergey Karakaev. exCINC --- SHVAICHENKO, Andrey, Lt Gen (appointed 08.2009). Ex CINC SOLOVTSOV, Nikolay Yevgen'yevich, Col-Gen, appointed (ITAR-TASS, 27 Apr 01). As for April 2005 Strategic Missile Troops (RVSN) included 13 missile divisions. The basic tactical unit - "divizion". ...[+]

REAR SERVICES / LOGISTICS
Chief (Deputy Minister of Defense) --- ISAKOV, Vladimir, Col-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 12 Apr 00 p 3). MOD data: "Vladimir ISAKOV, General of the Army, Chief of Logistics, Deputy Minister of Defence since June 30, 1997. Vladimir ISAKOV was born July 21, 1950, in the village of Voskresenskoye, ...[+]


Chief--Col Gen Valery Gerasimov (11.2012). Ex Chief- Nikolai Makarov, Col Gen (since 06.2008). Ex-Chief-
BALUYEVSKIY, Yuriy Nikolayevich, Col-Gen. (Krasnaya Zvezda, 11 Oct 97; , 20 Feb 02). Ex-First Deputy Chief of Ground Forces.

Previous-Chief: Gen. Kvashnin.

Directorates and Organizations Subordinate to the General Staff

8TH DIRECTORATE (Department of Information Security) [RF Armed Forces General Staff]
["Responsible for information security" (Izvestiya, 08 Nov 01).]
Chief --- KAPLIN, Sergey Vladimirovich, Col (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 14 Sep 01; Krasnaya Zvezda 19 Dec 03).

Deputy Chief --- Chugunov, Petr, Captain 1st Rank (Krasnaya Zvezda, 19 Dec 03).

10th DIRECTORATE (former)
[Now Ministry of Defense Main Directorate for International Military Cooperation (Gazeta, 27 Jan 03).]
16TH DIRECTORATE
Chief --- MARYUTIN, Vasiliy,Maj-Gen (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 1 Nov 00).

AGRICULTURAL DIRECTORATE
Chief --- DRUZHININ, Fedor, Maj-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 3 Apr 03).

Airspace Use and Air Traffic Control Department [Russian Defense Ministry]
Head --- KIZILOV, Mikhail, Lieutenant-General (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 16 Jan 03).

ARMAMENTS, MAIN DIRECTORATE FOR
Chief --- BARANOV, Nikolay, Lieutenant-General (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 15 Aug 03).

[Previous Chiefs:
MOSKOVSKIY, Aleksey, Col-Gen, appointed (Rossiyskaya Gazeta, 30 Mar 01). Moskovskiy: “at the Defense Ministry, was, in effect, subordinated to Kokoshin, who was in charge of arms purchases, has a reputation as an intellectual manager with extensive experience of dealing with government structures, the militarized agencies, and the military-industrial complex” (Kommersant-Vlast No. 12, 7 Apr 98 pp 28-30). First Deputy Chief of the Main Armaments Directorate and Chairman of CIS Military-Technical Cooperation Committee, (Krasnaya Zvezda 10 Apr 97; 19 Nov 97; Kommersant-Daily, 9 Jun 98). Deputy Secretary of the Security Council supervising Defense Industry Security Directorate (Russkiy Telegraf 9 Jun 98).]
SITNOV, Anatoliy P., Col-Gen, appointed March 1994 (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 30 Apr 94; ITAR-TASS, 27 Oct 98; Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 14 April 2000), retired (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 31 July 2000). BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, SITNOV: born 1 Dec. 1944 in village of Rybolovo, Moscow Oblast'. Tambov Artillery Technical School with honors (1965). Deputy Chief of artillery systems service of a motorized-rifle regiment in Moscow MD. Penza Higher Artillery School (1973). Moved from Section Engineer to Group Chief of a Department of a military unit in Main Missile/Artillery Directorate. Eventually moved to Head of Organizational/Planning Dept. of the same Directorate. 1968-69 military expert in Afghanistan. Higher Academic Course of Advanced Command Training at General Staff Academy (1988). 1991 appointed Chief of the Main Missile/Artillery Directorate of USSR MoD. Sept 1993 appointed Chief of the Main Missile/Artillery Directorate of RF MoD. Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Missile/Artillery Sciences. (Voyeninform Military News Bulletin in English, Oct 93; May 94).]
First Deputy Chief (Chairman of CIS Military-Technical Cooperation Committee) --- OSTAPENKO, Sergey, Lieutenant-General (Moskovskiy Komsomolets, 26 Jan 01).

[Previous 1st Deputy Chief was MOSKOVSKIY, Aleksey, Lt-Gen, (Krasnaya Zvezda 10 Apr 97; 19 Nov 97 p 1).]
Deputy Chief --- BARANOV, N. Lt-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 13 Nov 03).

Deputy Chief --- GAPONOV, Aleksandr, Lt-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 14 Mar 98).

Deputy Chief --- MIKHEYEV, Vladimir, Maj-Gen (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 21 Jun 00).
Deputy Chief of a Directorate of the Chief of Armaments --- Rakhmanov, Aleksandr, Major-General (NVO 4 Apr 03)

CENTRAL DIRECTORATE FOR MATERIAL RESOURCES
[Responsible for recycling of material from weapons and military hardware (Izvestiya, 26 Jun 01).]

CONSTRUCTION AND TROOP BILLETING, MAIN DIRECTORATE FOR
(Главноe управлениe строительства и расквартирования войск Минобороны РФ)
Chief --- KOSOVAN,Aleksander, Col-Gen (FAN.RU, 9 February, 2000; Tbilisi Prime-News 21 Dec 00).

First Deputy Chief --- AISTOV, Viktor Fedorovich, Lt-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 11 Jan 00; RIA Novosti, 20 Jan 03).
Deputy Chief --- BELOV, Andrey, Lt-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 26 Jun 01).
Deputy Chief --- GUNKIN, Yuriy, Major-General (Krasnaya Zvezda, 21 Mar 01).

Main Directorate for Special Construction
[Said to be subordinate to Kosovan A state unitary enterprise (GUP) (Novaya Gazeta 25 Jun 00).]
Main Housing Operations Directorate (GlavKEU) [Construction and Troop Billeting]
[Said to be subordinate to Kosovan. A state unitary enterprise (GUP) (Novaya Gazeta 25 Jun 00).]
Chief --- VLASOV, Viktor Vladimirovich, Col-Gen (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye 19 Jan 00; 19 Jan 01).

·["Vlasov was born on October 21, 1950 in the village of Krugloye, Lipetsk Oblast. After graduation from Voronezh Engineering-Construction Institute in 1973, he was called up into the Army from the reserve for two years for the performance of service as an officer. He was a deputy company commander in a military construction detachment and an associate of the Engineering Work Directorate (UIR). After his release from the Army, he worked in civilian industry for two years, and then he once again voluntarily began military service in February 1977. He performed his service in various positions in the Baltic Military District. He was chief of a construction sector, chief of a construction-erection directorate, chief engineer of the Engineering Work Directorate, chief of the Engineering Work Directorate, and main engineer of the Baltic Military District Engineering Work Directorate. From 1991 through 1992 - he was first deputy chief of the Main Special Construction Directorate. From 1992 through 1996 - deputy chief of GlavKEU [Main Billeting/Maintenance Directorate] and, from December 1996 to the present time - its chief. He is a colonel-general. He has been decorated with two orders and seven medals. He is married and has a daughter and two sons" (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 19 Jan 00).]


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COOPERATION WITH CIS MEMBER-STATES, DIRECTORATE FOR MILITARY C.
Deputy Chief --- LATYPOV, Oleg, Maj-Gen (RIA-Novosti, 22 Sep 03).

ECOLOGICAL SAFETY, DIRECTORATE FOR
["The deputy head of RF Armed Forces (AF) environmental safety, Colonel Aleksey Vetoshkin, announced on September 13 that the RF Defense Ministry's Ecological Center will serve as the basis for the establishment of an interdepartmental system of environmental safety of the RF force structure organizations. It is designed to provide environmental control in the military facilities, and ensure monitoring of polluted territories. It will be part of the integrated logistic support system. The system is to be completed in 2005. …the integrated system included also the environmental units and offices of the Internal Troops of the RF Ministry of Internal Affairs [MVD], Federal Border Service [FPS], Federal Government Communications and Information Agency [FAPSI], Federal Railroad Troops Service and the Russian Spetsstroy, as well as some other environmental offices of the force structure departments in the country." (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 20 Sep 02).]
Chief --- YUNAK, Alevtin, Lt-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 13 Sep 02; noted as a Lt-Gen, Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 8 Sep 03).

Previous Chief --- ALEKSEYEV, Boris Nikolayevich, Lt-Gen (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 30 May 00; noted as a Lt-Gen (28 May 01).
Deputy Chief --- VETOSHKIN, Aleksey, Col (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 20 Sep 02; ITAR-TASS, 29 May 03).

Environmental Monitoring Department
Chief --- Afanasyev, Alexander, (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 16 Dec 03).

"Dronovskiye" Special Purpose Submarine Unit [UI, Main Directorate]
[". . . One of the most classified units of the Defense Ministry. We will say only a little bit so as not to inflict damage to the state's interests. This unit is based in one of the bays along the coastline of one of the northern seas, not far from the home station of one of the Russian fleets. Actually, this unit is not subordinated to the fleet, but rather is subordinated directly to one of the main directorates of the General Staff. The name of this unit is not known to very many in the fleet. They know that it has special-purpose nuclear submarines" (Versiya, 17 April 2001).]
Flight Safety Service
Chief --- SOLNTSEV, Sergey, Lieutenant-General (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 2 Sep 03).

Chief Inspector --- BAKUSHEV, Anatoly, Maj-Gen (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 15 Jun 01).

FOOD, CENTRAL F. DIRECTORATE
Chief --- PETRICHENKO, Anatoliy Petrovich, Maj-Gen (Armeyskiy Sbornik, Jul 2000).

[Petrichenko was born on 18 February 1952 in the city of Lozovaya, Kharkov Oblast. He graduated from the Volsk Higher Military Rear Services School in 1972, and from the Military Academy of Rear Services and Transport in 1981. He underwent military service in the positions of chief of food supply of a regiment in the Central Group of Forces, chief of food supply of regiment in the Odessa Military District, senior inspecting officer, senior officer for mobilization work, department chief and deputy chief of food service of the Turkestan Military District, chief of the 2d Department of the Central Food Directorate of the USSR Ministry of Defense, deputy chief of the 1st Directorate of the Central Food Service of the CIS Armed Forces, deputy chief of the 1st Directorate of the Central Food Service of the RF Ministry of Defense, and chief of the 1st Directorate and deputy chief of the Central Food Directorate of the RF Ministry of Defense. Since 1998 he has been serving as chief of the Central Food Service of the RF Ministry of Defense. He took part in combat activities in Afghanistan and in the Chechen Republic (Armeyskiy Sbornik, Jul 2000).]
Military-Memorial Center of the RF Armed Forces
Chief --- KIRILIN, Aleksandr, Maj-Gen (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 22 Feb 02).

Military Science Committee
" in 2003 the Russian Defense Ministry will pass to a unified system of control of military research in the Armed Forces. Alongside with the Military Science Committee of the General Staff, similar committees will be launched in arms of service and regional and central directorates of the Defense Ministry" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 8 Jan 03).
Department for Military-Technical Cooperation
Head --- CHERNOV, Vladimir, (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 03 Dec 03).

Search and Rescue, Federal Directorate for Aviation-Space S&E of the Russian Ministry of Defense
(ФПСУ России Федерального управления авиационно-космического поиска и спасания при Минобороны России ) (Krasnaya Zvezda, 7 August 03).

Trade, Main T. Directorate (ГУТ Минобороны РФ)
Chief --- SPIRIDONOV, Viktor Vasil'yevich, Maj-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 9 Feb 01; noted as a Maj-Gen, 14 November 2003).

TROOP SERVICES AND THE SAFTEY OF MILITARY SERVICE, DIRECTORATE FOR
(Управление службы войск и безопасности военной службы)
Deputy Chief --- MOISEYENKO, Aleksandr, Maj-Gen (, 27 Feb 01).

TRANSPORT COMMUNICATIONS, CENTRAL DIRECTORATE FOR (ЦУП ВОСО)
Chief --- SOKOLOV, G., Lt-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 21 DEC 00).

Deputy Chief --- MOISEYENKO, Aleksandr, Maj-Gen (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 9 Feb 01).

VETERINARY-MEDICAL SERVICE
(Veterinariya, 31 Jul 02).

 

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