Summary tables of effectives of the Soviet Army
on 1943

  Group of Armies Armies Infantry units, airborne units and cavalry Artillery of General Headquarters's reserve, artillery of troops of air defense country, artillery corps and armies Armored and mechanized troops Aircraft Engineering troops
combined arms tank aircraft air
defense
country
Corps Divisions Brigades Fortified
areas
Separate
infantry
regiments,
separate
cavalry
regiments
Artillery
Corps
Divisions Brigades Regiments Separate
battalions
Air
defense
areas
Corps Tank
divisions
Brigades Regiments Separate
tank
battalions
Separate
armored
train
battalions
Separate
aerosleigh
infantry
battalions
Separate
motorcycled
battalion
Corps Divisions Separate
regiments
Brigades Regiments Battalions
Infantry
Corps
(airborne
Corps)
Cavalry
Corps
Infantry
divisions
(Motorized
divisions)
Airborne
divisions
Cavalry
divisions
Tank
destroyer
divisions
Infantry
brigades
Ski
brigades
Airborne
brigades
Separate
tank
destroyer
brigades
Artillery
divisions
Divisions
guard
mortars
Air
artillery
divisions
Separate
artillery
brigades
Artillery
brigades
antitank
defense
Separate
mortar
brigades
Separate
brigades
guard
mortars
Air
artillery
brigades
Separate
artillery
regiments
Separate
tank
destroyer
artillery
regiments
Separate
mortar
regiments
Regiments
guard
mortars
Separate
antiaircraft
artillery
regiments
Separate
artillery
battalions
(separate
mortar
batallions)
Separate
battalions
guard
mortars
Separate
antiaircraft
artillery
battalions
Corps Division Brigade Tank
Corps
Mechanized
Corps
Separate
tank
brigades
Separate
mechanized
brigades
Separate
motorized
infantry
brigades,
(motorcycled
brigades)
Separate
tank
regiments
Self-
propelled
artillery
regiments
Motorcycled
regiments
 
On January 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 12 65 2 13 – 25 8 369 – 24 2 134 21 – 11 28 3 – 15 1 19 – – – 11 – 173 145 91 81 79 15 33 72 – – – 16 8 – 74 3 2 53 – 2 46 44 44 9 9 84 80 45 2 275
2. Troops of air defense country 1 – – – 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 1 – – – – 32 – – 14 2 15 11 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 17 – – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 2 – – – – – 8 10 – – 5 – – – – – – 1 3 – – – – – – 1 6 1 3 2 1 10 – – – – 2 – – 4 – 1 3 – 1 3 1 5 – 4 12 17 – – 2
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 2 8 – 4 – 9 2 30 – 7 – 38 27 1 – 17 9 – 9 – 8 – – 7 – – 97 20 10 7 10 20 8 23 – – – 2 – 2 36 3 4 21 – 2 22 17 5 6 – 26 132 9 2 29
Total 15 75 2 17 2 34 10 407 10 31 2 177 48 1 11 45 12 – 25 4 27 – – 7 11 1 271 171 102 91 123 36 51 109 2 15 11 20 8 2 114 6 7 77 – 5 71 62 54 15 16 139 229 54 4 306
 
On February 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 13 64 3 13 – 25 6 365 – 16 2 139 22 – 9 27 5 – 16 5 19 – – 2 10 – 177 148 108 78 80 13 34 72 – – – 20 9 – 68 3 2 47 – 2 38 46 48 10 10 89 65 46 2 271
2. Troops of air defense country 1 – – – 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 2 – – – – 34 – – 10 2 15 10 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 17 – – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 3 – – – – 2 11 10 10 – 3 23 – – – – – – – 1 – – 1 – – – 6 – 1 5 – – – – – – – – – 4 – – 18 2 1 2 – 3 – 3 7 11 2 – 4
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 2 8 – 4 – 9 2 31 – 4 – 43 1 1 – 17 9 – 12 1 10 – – 9 – – 96 21 13 11 9 21 2 23 – – – 1 2 2 32 3 4 29 9 2 23 16 11 6 – 26 127 7 2 26
Total 16 75 3 17 2 34 10 407 10 30 2 185 46 1 9 44 14 – 28 6 30 – – 12 10 2 273 175 121 90 128 34 36 105 2 15 10 21 11 2 104 6 6 94 11 5 63 62 62 16 16 139 203 55 4 301
 
On March 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 12 63 4 13 – 27 9 357 10 25 2 138 42 – 8 19 1 – 19 4 24 – – 1 10 – 171 148 120 73 79 11 30 68 – – – 20 8 – 58 3 2 52 4 2 34 42 44 10 10 90 55 42 3 247
2. Troops of air defense country 1 – – – 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 – – – – 34 – – 15 2 14 10 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 17 – – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 3 – – – 1 – 29 – 1 – 8 – – 1 6 – – 2 – 4 1 – – – – 5 9 7 5 3 2 1 4 – – – 1 – – 9 – – 18 – – 2 1 8 – 5 11 8 4 – 12
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 3 8 – 4 – 13 2 28 – 4 – 42 – 1 – 19 7 – 7 3 11 9 – 2 – – 89 21 33 12 2 19 – 23 – – – 1 4 2 38 3 2 32 13 4 25 19 9 8 – 27 114 9 2 35
Total 16 74 4 17 2 41 11 414 10 30 2 188 42 1 9 44 8 – 28 7 39 10 – 3 10 3 265 178 160 90 118 32 31 110 2 14 10 22 12 2 105 6 4 102 17 6 61 62 61 18 18 145 177 55 5 294
 
On April 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 12 61 3 13 – 34 9 352 7 25 1 139 16 – 12 15 1 – 20 2 26 – – 1 10 – 166 138 125 72 94 8 29 65 – – – 11 5 – 60 3 2 56 9 2 33 39 42 8 13 85 35 48 3 233
2. Troops of air defense country 1 – – – 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 – – – – 34 – – 18 2 16 10 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 18 – – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 6 2 – – – – 33 3 – – – – – 1 6 – – 2 4 6 6 – – – – 6 7 5 12 6 3 1 6 – – – 11 3 – 4 – – 25 4 1 – 1 11 – 6 19 12 2 – 17
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 3 8 – 4 – 12 2 36 – 8 – 43 – 1 – 24 6 – 6 1 9 4 – 1 – – 98 52 33 7 3 21 – 29 – – – 1 4 2 41 3 2 27 28 5 25 26 9 14 – 27 97 7 2 42
Total 16 75 5 17 2 46 11 421 10 33 1 182 16 1 13 45 7 – 28 7 41 10 – 2 10 3 270 197 163 91 137 32 30 118 2 16 10 23 12 2 105 6 4 108 41 8 58 66 62 22 22 149 144 57 5 292
 
On May 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 12 61 2 12 – 43 9 354 2 25 1 108 9 – 12 16 2 – 18 4 31 3 5 7 8 – 164 125 102 77 116 6 27 62 – – – 11 5 – 58 2 1 57 14 2 31 36 35 7 12 82 30 41 3 229
2. Troops of air defense country 1 – – – 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 – – – – 34 – – 18 2 16 10 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 18 1 – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 8 1 1 – 6 – 48 8 – – 8 – 7 1 2 – 2 – – 3 4 – – 1 – 4 27 19 4 3 3 – 5 – – – 9 4 – 3 1 1 15 3 1 1 5 5 1 9 23 7 8 – 19
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 3 8 – 4 – 12 2 29 – 8 – 42 – 1 – 27 5 3 7 3 8 14 3 1 2 – 79 42 27 16 14 19 – 31 – – – 3 3 2 50 2 2 37 26 5 15 25 23 21 – 30 97 15 2 46
Total 16 77 3 17 2 61 11 431 10 33 1 158 9 8 13 45 7 5 25 7 42 21 8 8 11 3 247 194 148 97 167 28 27 116 2 16 10 23 12 2 111 5 4 109 43 8 47 66 63 29 24 153 135 64 5 294
 
On June 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 12 60 2 12 – 51 2 369 5 7 1 77 3 – 11 17 1 3 20 3 32 6 17 9 8 – 162 104 106 84 133 11 18 64 – – – 12 4 – 58 2 1 60 19 2 27 37 35 8 24 97 26 40 3 215
2. Troops of air defense country 1 – – – 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 – – – – 34 – – 18 2 16 10 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 18 1 – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 9 2 1 – 6 5 58 5 15 – – – 7 – – – – 1 – 6 1 1 – – – 1 15 6 7 2 – – – – – – 9 5 – 3 1 – 8 – 1 3 1 – 2 4 12 4 4 – 23
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 3 8 – 4 – 13 2 28 – 6 – 32 – 1 – 28 4 2 4 4 6 3 2 1 – – 84 45 39 23 18 36 – 34 – – – 3 3 2 49 2 2 36 29 5 17 28 28 14 – 32 80 18 2 47
Total 16 77 4 17 2 70 9 455 10 28 1 109 3 8 11 45 5 5 25 7 44 10 20 10 8 3 247 164 151 114 187 47 18 116 2 16 10 24 12 2 110 5 3 104 48 8 47 66 63 24 31 159 111 62 5 285
 
On July 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 12 60 2 12 – 64 2 376 5 6 1 66 3 – 6 17 1 4 20 3 32 9 24 9 9 – 154 106 104 85 133 12 18 64 – – – 13 4 – 51 2 1 76 21 2 25 36 31 6 24 100 28 39 3 212
2. Troops of air defense country 3 – – 1 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 15 – – – – 3 – – – – 24 – – 13 5 13 11 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 3 21 1 – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 9 2 1 – 8 5 58 5 15 – – – 20 – – – – 1 1 8 – – – – – 4 16 6 10 1 3 – – – – – 8 5 – 2 – – 7 3 2 – 2 – 3 6 15 9 2 – 27
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 3 8 – 4 – 10 2 28 – 6 – 32 – 1 – 28 5 1 4 3 8 8 3 2 1 – 76 41 23 18 25 25 – 34 – – – 3 4 2 48 1 1 27 17 4 20 28 26 10 – 30 53 20 2 46
Total 18 77 4 18 2 82 9 462 10 27 1 98 3 21 6 45 6 5 25 7 63 17 27 11 10 3 234 163 133 113 183 40 18 111 5 13 11 24 13 2 101 3 2 110 41 8 45 66 57 19 33 166 91 61 5 285
 
On August 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 13 64 5 13 – 95 3 410 7 9 1 54 3 – 6 19 1 5 24 5 40 12 26 10 11 – 150 118 103 96 135 13 20 64 – – – 22 10 – 45 2 1 96 28 5 17 36 21 4 30 109 29 51 3 242
2. Troops of air defense country 2 – – 1 3 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 15 – – – – 6 – – – – 24 – – 13 5 13 11 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 4 20 1 – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 5 – – – 3 4 29 3 12 – 2 – 20 – – – – – – 1 – – – – – – 3 2 2 1 1 – – – – – 2 – – 1 – – 2 2 – – 1 – – – 7 4 – – 6
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 3 9 – 4 – 19 2 39 – 6 – 29 – 1 – 27 9 – 1 2 8 5 8 1 2 – 84 41 19 10 25 32 – 34 – – – – 3 2 40 1 1 25 34 4 12 25 31 6 – 31 51 10 2 43
Total 18 78 5 18 3 117 9 478 10 27 1 85 3 21 6 46 10 5 25 7 64 17 34 11 13 6 234 162 124 108 185 46 20 111 5 13 11 24 13 2 86 3 2 123 64 9 29 62 52 10 34 167 85 61 5 291
 
On September 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 13 65 4 13 – 109 5 427 8 15 1 48 3 – 5 19 1 5 24 5 43 13 27 10 11 – 148 122 103 95 134 11 19 64 – – – 17 10 – 43 2 1 90 35 4 23 36 23 3 30 112 33 50 3 241
2. Troops of air defense country 2 – – 1 3 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 15 – – – – 9 – – – – 27 – – 27 5 13 12 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 4 20 – – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 4 1 – – 5 2 15 2 6 – – – 20 1 – – – 1 – – 1 – – – – 3 3 3 1 5 1 1 – – – – 2 – – 4 – – 5 5 1 – – – – 1 6 3 1 – 6
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 3 9 – 4 – 19 1 41 – 5 – 29 – 1 – 27 10 – 1 2 6 4 6 1 1 – 95 39 19 12 22 30 – 33 – – – 5 3 2 39 2 1 19 12 3 7 26 30 5 – 30 44 11 2 40
Total 18 78 5 18 3 133 8 483 10 26 1 77 3 21 6 46 11 5 26 7 64 18 33 11 12 9 246 164 125 108 188 42 20 124 5 13 12 24 13 2 86 4 2 114 52 8 30 62 53 8 35 168 80 62 5 287
 
On October 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 13 64 1 13 – 109 7 413 10 21 – 40 3 6 2 19 – 5 21 5 44 17 33 10 10 – 147 120 101 91 132 11 8 62 – – – 13 8 – 44 2 1 86 31 5 21 37 23 2 28 109 36 53 3 231
2. Troops of air defense country 2 – – 1 3 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 15 – – – – 9 – – – – 30 – – 28 5 13 12 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 4 20 – – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 5 4 – – 9 – 35 – – – – – 14 – – – 1 3 1 2 – – – – – 3 10 5 3 4 – 4 – – – – 8 3 – 4 – – 4 6 2 2 2 – 2 3 8 4 1 1 13
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 3 9 – 4 – 23 1 38 – 5 – 29 – 1 – 27 10 – 1 1 5 5 6 1 3 – 92 37 23 14 20 26 10 33 – – – 3 2 2 38 2 1 14 17 1 6 23 27 1 – 33 38 8 1 41
Total 18 78 5 18 3 141 8 486 10 26 – 69 3 21 2 46 10 6 25 7 66 22 39 11 13 9 242 167 129 108 186 37 22 123 5 13 12 24 13 2 86 4 2 104 54 8 29 62 50 5 35 170 78 62 5 285
 
On November 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 13 63 2 13 – 115 6 435 10 18 – 32 3 8 1 19 – 5 23 6 47 16 34 10 9 – 137 120 101 92 133 9 4 62 – – – 15 7 – 45 2 1 75 28 6 18 40 22 2 29 113 31 54 3 218
2. Troops of air defense country 2 – – 1 3 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 15 – – – – 9 – – – – 29 – – 19 7 12 11 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 4 20 1 – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 6 3 – – 5 1 13 – 3 – – – 12 – 1 – 1 3 – – 1 1 – – – 2 10 6 5 5 – – – – – – 8 5 – 4 – – 11 7 1 1 – – 2 2 8 5 – 1 10
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 3 9 – 4 – 23 1 40 – 5 – 29 – 1 – 28 10 – – 1 12 5 6 1 3 – 92 31 22 11 19 26 7 30 – – – 1 1 2 36 2 2 23 12 1 9 22 16 1 – 32 34 9 2 34
Total 18 78 5 18 3 143 8 488 10 26 – 61 3 21 1 48 10 6 26 7 74 22 41 11 12 9 231 161 129 108 186 35 11 111 7 12 11 24 13 2 85 4 3 109 47 8 28 62 38 5 35 173 71 63 6 262
 
On December 1, 1943  
1. Army in the fields 11 57 3 12 – 128 6 441 10 18 – 32 3 5 – 19 – 5 24 6 46 14 40 9 13 – 132 118 98 94 126 9 4 64 – – – 14 8 – 46 2 1 79 29 6 17 37 23 2 29 114 29 54 4 215
2. Troops of air defense country 2 – – 1 3 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 15 – – – – 9 – – – – 25 – – 20 7 12 11 – – – – – – – – – – – – – 4 21 1 – – –
3. Reserve of General Headquarters – 6 2 1 – 9 1 8 – 3 – – – 15 1 1 – 1 2 – 2 2 1 1 – – 5 20 8 6 11 – – – – – – 9 5 – 3 – – 7 5 1 – 3 – 2 2 9 6 1 – 8
4. Service Commands and Non-In-Fields Army Groups 3 9 – 4 – 14 1 40 – 5 – 29 – 1 – 27 10 – – 1 12 6 1 1 – – 92 22 23 8 17 26 5 30 – – – 1 – 2 36 2 1 20 14 1 11 22 15 – – 35 31 8 2 33
Total 16 72 5 18 3 151 8 489 10 26 – 61 3 21 1 47 10 6 26 7 75 22 42 11 13 9 229 160 129 108 179 35 9 114 7 12 11 24 13 2 85 4 2 106 48 8 28 62 38 4 35 179 67 63 6 256
 


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