The guided missile division decorated with the Order of the Red Banner is armed with a guided-missile system involving missiles SS-19, Stilleto. For 47 years soldiers have been accomplishing complex tasks and protecting our Motherland. Their dangerous working conditions are shown on the pictures below.
A regular cantonment located in Kozelsk city.
The monument is devoted to soldiers perished during the Great Patriotic War.
The shift is getting ready to take up duty.
Canteen. Would you like to have a dinner with soldiers?
Civil personnel is working at the kitchen.
Soldiers of the Strategic Missile Forces.
Going in an armored car was very comfortable.
The territory embracing missiles is carefully protected.
Beware of the firing point and never try to cross the protected area.
Mechanisms and appliances needed for missile launching are located in a vertical well.
The place was formerly occupied by the Soviet intercontinental ballistic vehicles.
The ‘bell’ is intended for distribution of emission at gas-dynamic start.
Treat a unit as your family, a commander as your father and a comrade-in-arms as your brother.
A nearby church.
Special equipment for missile transportation.
The equipment is in ideal state.