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With the engineer-sapper units of the Guards Tank Red Banner Army of the Western Military District (ZVO), stationed in the Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Yaroslavl, Ivanovo and Smolensk regions, special tactical exercises began at training ranges in the deployment areas.

During the event, servicemen will fulfill the standards for setting up a minefield at night and making passages in the minefields of a simulated enemy. A special luminous paint will be used to mark the sectors of the aisles. After meeting the standards, all installed mines will be neutralized.

Engineering and reconnaissance patrols on armored personnel carriers BTR-82A will march 50 kilometers with periodic stops and conducting engineering reconnaissance of the area. Sappers use mine detectors IMP-S2, PIPL, INVU-3M.

The special tactical exercise will involve machines for excavating pits MDK-Z, bulldozers on an artillery tractor BAD-2, self-propelled rocket launchers for mine clearance UR-77, engineering clearing vehicles IMR-Z, heavy mechanized bridges TMM-2.

In total, more than 400 servicemen will take part in the combat training event, about 200 units of weapons, military and special equipment of the ZVO tank association will be involved.

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