Belogorsk, Amur Oblast in Russia
Ukrainka is located in Amur Oblast
Shown within Amur Oblast
Ukrainka is located in Russia
Ukrainka (Russia)
Coordinates51°10′12″N 128°26′42″E / 51.17000°N 128.44500°E / 51.17000; 128.44500
TypeAir Base
Site information
OwnerMinistry of Defence
OperatorRussian Aerospace Forces
Controlled byLong-Range Aviation
Site history
Built1955 (1955)
In use1955 - present
Airfield information
IdentifiersICAO: UHBU, LID: ЬХБУ
Elevation235 metres (771 ft) AMSL
Direction Length and surface
03/21 3,500 metres (11,483 ft) Concrete

Ukrainka (also known as Ookrainka and Seryshevo) is one of Russia's largest strategic Long Range Aviation bases in the Russian Far East. Located in Amur Oblast, Russia, 28 km north of Belogorsk, and 8 km north of the town of Seryshevo, it is a major nuclear bomber base, with large tarmacs and nearly 40 revetments.

The base is home to the 79th Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment and the 182nd Guards Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment both of the 326th Heavy Bomber Aviation Division.[1]

In 1955, Ukrainka was one of only six Soviet bases capable of handling the Myasishchev M-4 (NATO: Bison) bomber. The Tupolev Tu-22 (NATO: Blinder) operated from the base in the 1960s-1970s, and by the 1980s, its fleet consisted of a large number of Tupolev Tu-95K22 (NATO: Bear-G) and a smaller number of Tu-95K (NATO: Bear-B) aircraft. By 1994, all of the early Tu-95 variants had been replaced by the Tu-95MS (NATO: Bear-H). In 1998, it had 16 Tu-95MS16 and 27 Tu-95MS6 aircraft, according to START I treaty documents[#21].

Units stationed at Ukrainka have included:

Tu-95 bombers that made up the 1023rd and 1226th TBAPs at Dolon in the Kazakh SSR were withdrawn to Ukrainka after the USSR dissolved in 1992.[2]

In 2007, units stationed at the base included:[3]

The other two regiments listed under the control of the 326th TBAD by AirForces Monthly in 2007 were the 200th Heavy Bomber Air Regiment at Belaya, near Irkutsk, and the 444th Heavy Bomber Air Regiment at Vozdvizhenka (Ussuriysk).

In 2009 there were extensive Air Force reductions. Strategic bomber units were reduced to three, with Ukrainka becoming the home of the 6952nd Air Base ( reporting that it was the former 79th Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment).[5]


  1. ^ "Russian Air Force - Ukrainka/Seryshevo (UHBU)". Retrieved 16 December 2022.
  2. ^ "All Strategic Bombers Out Of Kazakhstan; Talks On Those In Ukraine", RFE/RL News Briefs, Vol. 3, No. 9, 21–25 February 1994, via Nuclear Threat Initiative, and Oleg Bukharin, Pavel L. Podvig, Frank von Hippel, Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces, MIT Press, 2004 ISBN 0-262-66181-0, ISBN 978-0-262-66181-2, p.385
  3. ^ Air Forces Monthly, 2007
  4. ^ Michael Holm, 326th Heavy Bomber Aviation Division, accessed September 2011
  5. ^ "Áîåâûå èñêóññòâà. Âñå î ñàìîîáîðîíå". Retrieved 26 January 2019.

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