Approximately 5 November 1962 / Enciphered cable from Malinovskiy to Pliyev
TROSTNIK to Comrade PAVLOV
After conversion training for the Cubans, weapons are to be handed over to Cuba within the following time frames:
MSP [motorized rifle regiment] – 3-4 months;
PVO [air defense] and VMF [Navy] – 8-10 months;
VVS [Air Force] – 8-10 months;
Luna missiles and FKR [frontline cruise missiles] with conventional warheads can remain in Cuba.