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Engineers of the military unit of the 58th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District (YuVO), stationed in Kabardino-Balkaria, have completed the formation of a peacekeeping unit.

The unit consists of more than 50 servicemen, providing about 20 units of special equipment, including a modern water treatment plant SKO-10 “Hygiene”, armored personnel carriers BTR-82A, tractors TO-25 and TO-18, excavators EOV-25321, a crane automobile military purpose KS-45731M1.

At the moment, engineers have begun special training for peacekeepers. The servicemen will learn how to neutralize unexploded mines and land mines, build roads in difficult terrain and ensure the delivery of humanitarian supplies to the affected population.

Also, the engineering units of the peacekeeping forces will be trained to restore traffic, electricity, water and heat supply to social facilities and residential buildings.

Engineers improve the skills of repelling an attack from sabotage groups of a simulated enemy, perform terrain reconnaissance and search for explosives along the route of troops movement using mine detectors IMP-S2, IMP-3, MG-1I, PPO-2I, INVU-3M, as well as protective suits of a sapper OVR -2 “Falcon”.

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