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Thread: Museum of 52rd Missile Division in Perm region

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    Default Museum of 52rd Missile Division in Perm region

    In Perm near the town Bershet located small town Звёздный (Zvezdniy), in Soviet period this town was closed for other citizens because in this was based 52rd Missile Division of the Soviet Strategic Rocket Forces, in mid-1980s this Division was rearmed to missiles RT-23 Molodets (NATO classification SS-24 Scalpel), this missiles were placed inside the missile trains - these trains cruised across the Soviet Union and were disguised as refrigerator trains. Since 1992 year after various disarmament treaties these trains were only in our bases (3 divisions, in every division were 4 trains, one missile train was a regiment, in every train were 3 missiles, one missile is battalion), in 2008 last train was removed from alert duty and withdrawn, 52rd Division was deactivated in 2002 year.

    Near the museum located some models of Soviet missiles and atomic weapons:


    Museum located inside the formerly underground military facility - command post of 52rd division:


    Inside the museum lot of hermetic doors:


    At that time was children excursion, guide is formerly lieutenant colonel of this division:


    This division created in 1943 during WWII, initially it's a was 23rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Division, during WWII division got the honorary title "Tarnopol-Berlin", awarded the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky and Order of the Red Star. In this part of exposure told about battle way of this division during WWII:
    Vladislav

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    In 1961 year division was rearmed to ICBMs Р-16 (NATO classifiction SS-7 Saddler), layout with small copy of combat starting position:


    In 1989 division rearmed to ICBMs SS-24 Scalpel, layout with model of missile train:
    Vladislav

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