|36th Air Assault Brigade (Oct 1979-1 Jun 1990)|
36th Airborne Brigade
|Branch||Russian Airborne Troops (1992-1997)|
The 36th Separate Air Assault Brigade was formed in October 1979 in Garbolovo, Leningrad Oblast (Leningrad Military District). It was composed of three airborne battalions, an air assault battalion, an artillery battalion and an antiaircraft artillery battalion. On 1 June 1990, the brigade was transferred to the Soviet Airborne Troops and was renamed the 36th Separate Airborne Brigade after its air assault battalion was disbanded. On 24 September 1996, it was ordered that the brigade be disbanded. The process was completed on 1 February 1997.
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