MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the south of Russia and on the territory of Russian military bases in Armenia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, field exits of the units of the radiation, chemical and biological (RCB) protection of the Southern Military District (YuVO) have been completed.
In the course of the events, the crews of the RCB reconnaissance vehicles for the first time used the new Perunit-V satellite navigators at the test ranges, which entered service last year. Navigators are protected from external influences, speed up orientation, routing and determining distances.
About 3 thousand servicemen of the NBC defense units of the district completed the tasks of conducting NBC reconnaissance, degassing and decontamination of equipment, overcoming contaminated areas of the terrain, setting up mobile and stationary smoke screens.
The servicemen also worked out the fight against sabotage and terrorist groups of the “enemy” in the conditions of their use of weapons of mass destruction, chemical weapons and radiation contamination of the area.
In the course of field trips with subunits of the NBC defense of the Southern Military District at the Lebyazhye, Prudboy, Maikop, Tarskoe and Mekenzievy Gory ranges, about 200 special tactical exercises and trainings were conducted on such samples of special equipment as TDA-2K, TDA-3, ARS-14KM, TOS-1A and PXM-6.
As part of their driving lessons, the servicemen covered over 2.5 thousand kilometers over rough terrain, used up about 7 thousand ammunition of various calibers and up to 120 tons of various special degassing liquids.
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