5th Anti-Aircraft Rocket Brigade

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The 5th Anti-Aircraft Rocket Brigade (5th zrbr) is an air defence brigade of the 22nd Army, Moscow Military District of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. It is located in the city of Shuya, Ivanovo Oblast.

Formed in 1961 at Uzhhorod in Ukraine as the separate 919th Anti-Aircraft Rocket Regiment, it was equipped with the S-75. In 1968, the regiment was included in the Central Group of Forces (Czechoslovakia) and relocated to the town of Kurzhivody (Kuřivody) next to the city of Mimoni (Mimoň). In the early 1980 the brigade reequipped with the 2K11 Krug (SA-4 'Ganef').

In 1989, the brigade was reequipped with the Buk M1 (SA-11 'Gadfly'), and in June 1990, was relocated to Shuya.

MIchael Holm reports the brigade was relocated to Nenimyaki, Leningrad Oblast ([60 21 05N, 30 21 56E]) from 1.12.2009.

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