149th Mixed Aviation Division

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149th Mixed Aviation Division
Mapa Lotnisko Szprotawa w Muzeum Ziemi Szprotawskiej.jpg
Soviet chart of Szprotawa airfield
Active 1955-2009
Disbanded 2009
Country Russia
Branch Air Force

The 149th Mixed Aviation Division was an aviation division of the Russian Air Force.

It traced its history from the 149th Fighter-Bomber Aviation Division, which arrived in Poland in May 1955 from China. became the 149th Bomber Aviation Division in July 1982 with 4th Air Army at Szprotawa in Poland. Had the 3, 42nd Guards, and 89th Bomber Aviation Regiments (Su-24), Renamed 149th Mixed Aviation Division 1992.[1] Served for several years with the 76th Air Army in the Leningrad Military District.

In 1998, according to Holm/Feskov et al. 2013., the division comprised the 67th and 722nd (Smuravyevo) Bomber Aviation Regiments, 98th Guards Independent Reconnaissance Aviation Regiment (Monchegorsk).[2]

Possibly disbanded 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holm, Michael. "149th Bomber Aviation Division". ww2.dk. Retrieved 10 April 2016. 
  2. ^ V. I. Feskov et al 2013, Michael Holm.
  • Feskov, V.I.; Golikov, V.I.; Kalashnikov, K.A.; Slugin, S.A. (2013). Вооруженные силы СССР после Второй Мировой войны: от Красной Армии к Советской [The Armed Forces of the USSR after World War II: From the Red Army to the Soviet: Part 1 Land Forces] (in Russian). Tomsk: Scientific and Technical Literature Publishing. ISBN 9785895035306.