Districts & Fleets
Branches of Service
Main Directorate for Special Construction (GUSS)
(ÃËÀÂÍÎE ÓÏÐÀÂËÅÍÈÅ ÑÏÅÖÈÀËÜÍÎÃÎ ÑÒÐÎÈÒÅËÜÑÒÂÀ ÌÈÍÈÑÒÅÐÑÒÂÀ
is subordinate to the General Staff's Main
Directorate for Construction and Troop Billeting.]
Chief --- BELOV, Andrei
K., Lieutenant-General (Military News Bulletin No 011, 1 Nov 02).
[BELOV: "Born on August 27, 1953 in the town of Polotsk,
Vitebsk Region, Belarussian Soviet Socialist Republic, he graduated from
the Leningrad Institute of Construction Engineers, there he also had military
training, in 1975. In August 1975 he went to serve for the Severvoenmorstroi
naval construction organisation of the Northern Fleet, where he rose from
work superintendent to head of that organisation and was subsequently promoted
to deputy fleet commander for construction and billeting. In 1999
- 2001 he was head of the Central research Institute of the Defence Ministry.
In April 2001 he was promoted to deputy head of construction and billeting
of the Defence Ministry. He was appointed Head of the Main
Directorate of Special Construction of the Defence Ministry by presidential
decree of August 8, 2002" (Military News Bulletin No 011, 1 Nov 02).]
[Previous Chief was GREBENYUK, Anatoliy Vladimirovich,
Lt-Gen (Noted as a Lt-Gen, Krasnaya Zvezda, 11 January 2001). Grebenyuk
was born in 1955 in the Rovenskaya Oblast. After graduating
from the Ukrainian Institute of Water Management Engineering, he worked
in an atomic power station. In 1981, he was drafted into the
Armed Forces and in 5 years became the Chief of the UNR [Work Supervisor's
Section], and at the age of 33 - one of the youngest chiefs of the Directorate
of Engineering Works [UIR]. In 1991, he was named the Deputy
Troop Commander of the Privolzhsko-Uralskiy Military District for Construction
and Troop Billeting (Krasnaya Zvezda 17 Mar 01). Since
1994 he has been the Chief of the GUSS. He is a Distinguished
Builder of the Russian Federation and Azerbaijan. He is an
Economic Sciences Candidate. He is married with two sons - both of
whom are Military University cadets. (Krasnaya Zvezda 28 Mar 00 1, 3 ).]
Deputy Chief --- BEKOVITSKIY, Mikhail, Maj-Gen (Krasnaya Zvezda, 21
Deputy Chief (?) --- MININ, Aleksandr, Maj-Gen was referred to as the
"Deputy chief of the Federal Main Directorate for Construction" (Áþëëåòåíü
"Ïðîáëåìû õèìè÷åñêîé áåçîïàñíîñòè" (UCS-INFO) 15.08.2001).
[Grebenyuk: During 2000 GUSS built garrisons for the 42nd
MRD in Chechnya, worked on RVSN facilities at Tatishchevo, worked
on test ranges relocation at Emba and Kapustin Yar "and were able to complete
work on the construction and works for assuring nuclear security at tens
of facilties." (Krasnaya Zvezda, 11 January 2001).]
Viktor Mikhaylovich Zakimatov headed GUSS from 1987 to 1992 (Krasnaya Zvezda
22 Feb 01).]
["The basic production
structure of the VSK [Miltary Construction Complex] is the RF Ministry
of Defense's Main Directorate of Special Construction. Overcoming financial
and organizational difficulties in the course of reforms, the collective
of this main command was able to preserve its best traditions and its production
and engineering-technical potential. A number of leading construction organizations
and industrial enterprises from the disbanded Main Military Construction
Directorate and the auctioned off Ministry of Defense Main Directorate
of the Construction Industry joined it. Today the main
command carries out construction and reconstruction of special facilities,
building of facilities for troops, and providing military servicemen with
housing and social-cultural facilities" (Armeyskiy Sbornik 01 Aug
00 pp 11-15).]
Head --- Marenkov, Georgiy, Col (Krasnaya Zvezda 2 Aug 01).
57th Military Construction
(Krasnaya Zvezda 24 Apr 01 P 1).
60th Specialized Construction
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Commander --- DVULUCHANSKIY, Sergey, Col (Krasnaya Zvezda, 26 Sep 01).
161st Engineering Works
(Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 9 Jul 01).
437th Construction Directorate
(Krasnaya Zvezda 24 Apr 01; Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey,
25 Mar 02).
450th Military Construction
(Krasnaya Zvezda 06 Jun 01). (Krasnaya Zvezda 24 Apr 01 P
906th Construction Directorate
[Built housing in Chechnya. 3,500 men (Krasnaya Zvezda, 26 Sep 01).]
Commander --- DERGUNOV, Oleg, Col (Krasnaya Zvezda 11 Jan 01).
of the city of Moscow [GUSS]
Head --- Shkalenko, VladimirVladimirovich, Col (Krasnaya Zvezda 28 Mar
00 1, 3).
Directorate (in Chechnya)
[Based on the Stavropol Construction Directorate.]
Head --- ?
Military Maintenance Directorate
[Previous head, "Lt-Gen Igor Shifrin, died last night in
Groznyy's Oktyabrskiy district as a result of a terrorist act" (ITAR-TASS,
16 Nov 02).]