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At the Polyvno training ground in the Ulyanovsk region, a tactical exercise with units of the Ulyanovsk separate guards airborne assault formation ended.

During the three days of the active phase of the exercise, the servicemen completed the combat training mission of conducting assault and raiding operations in the conditions of active operations of illegal armed formations, using the unique newest BMD-4M and BTR-MDM Rakushka airborne combat vehicles.

In the course of fulfilling the assigned task, the subunits of the formation made a covert maneuver to the designated area to prevent the passage of conditional sabotage and reconnaissance groups (DRG), after which, having destroyed the advanced units of the “enemy”, captured an advantageous line and went on the defensive in order to hold it until the main forces arrived connections.

As part of the practical part of the exercise, a stage of live firing from AK-74M assault rifles, PKM and Pecheneg machine guns, sniper weapons, RPG-7D grenade launchers, Kord large-caliber machine guns, AGS-17 Flame automatic grenade launchers, mortars and combat weapons new generation machines BMD-4M and BTR-MDM “Shell” (100-mm cannon, 30-mm twin automatic cannon and PKT coaxial machine gun).

In addition, in the exercise, the calculation of the complex with the unmanned aerial vehicle “Orlan-10” was widely used to conduct observation and reconnaissance of targets, the coordinates of which were transferred to the assigned mortar crews.

Having shown high combat skills and professionalism, the paratroopers successfully completed all assigned tasks.

In total, about 500 servicemen were involved in the exercise, more than 20 units of military and special equipment were involved.

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