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Servicemen of the motorized rifle unit of the army corps of the Eastern Military District on Sakhalin have begun a bilateral tactical exercise at the Uspenovsky training ground.

According to the plan of the exercise, the units of the motorized rifle formation will play out among themselves the conduct of training and combat operations to defend the coast of the island with the implementation of practical firing from artillery pieces, as well as other types of weapons and military equipment.

At present, the units were raised on a training alert and marched to the Uspenovsky training ground, where they began engineering equipment of positions for practicing anti-amphibious defense actions.

During the exercise, commanders of all grades will have to work out the issues of managing subunits in the fight against illegal armed formations, organizing defense in conditions of the use of electronic suppression by the enemy.

In addition, the servicemen will have to fight the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) of the imaginary enemy. Engineering subdivisions will conduct reconnaissance of subunits’ advance routes, take measures to detect and neutralize “booby-traps”.

More than 2 thousand servicemen and about 300 units of weapons, military and special equipment are taking part in the exercise. To conduct reconnaissance and adjust artillery fire, modern UAV systems are involved.

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