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Carpathian Military District

Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic
 

Carpathian Military District

The Carpathian Military District was a military district of the Soviet Armed Forces established on May 3, 1946 on the base of the 1st Ukrainian Front, 4th Ukrainian Front, and Lvov Military District.

Troops of the district, including 57th Air Army, took part in 'Operation Danube', the 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia.

The District became subordinate to the Western Strategic Direction in the late early 80s.

 

The 8th Tank, 13th, and 38th Armies were stationed in the District for most of its existence. The 14th Air Army and 2nd Army of the Soviet Air Defence Forces were also located there.


In the Cold War the local Soviet Armies was planned to be moved forward from the Carpathian Military District to become part of the Czechoslovak Front if war broke out between NATO and the Warsaw Pact.
 

In the Cold War the local Soviet Armies was planned to be moved forward from the Carpathian Military District to become part of the Czechoslovak Front if war broke out between NATO and the Warsaw Pact

Soviet Carpathian Military District's Air Force

Soviet 57th Tactical Air Army in 1968

 

Soviet 14th Tactical Air Army in 1973

 

Soviet 14th Tactical Air Army in 1978

 

Soviet Carpathian Military District's Air Force in 1983

 

Soviet Carpathian Military District's Air Force in 1988

 

The MiG-29s of the 4th Fighter Air Division

 

The multirole 179th Air Regiment

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Союз Советских Социалистических Республик, СССР, Военно-воздушные силы, Украинская Советская Социалистическая Республика, Главное командование Западного направления, Прикарпатском ВО, ПрикВО, 57-я воздушная армия, 57-я ВА, 14-я воздушная армия, 14-я ВА, ВВС Прикарпатского военного округа