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In the 58th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in the North Caucasus and Transcaucasia, more than 40 bilateral company tactical exercises with live fire were held, which were supported by army aircraft and helicopters of the 4th Army of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Southern Military District and an operational-tactical missile system ” Iskander-M “.

In bilateral company tactical exercises, the latest unified tactical control system was used during the development of tactics for mobile defense, including at night. At the same time, special attention was paid to counter-battery combat and countering attack drones in cooperation with mobile tactical groups designed to combat unmanned aerial vehicles.

Quadrocopters were involved in the exercises at short distances, they were used both in the interests of reconnaissance units and for an objective assessment of the destruction of targets and for correcting the fire of motorized rifle, artillery and tank units.

Servicemen at the combined-arms training grounds carried out combat operations using helicopters of the Mi-8AMTSh “Terminator” army aviation. During the exercise, motorized riflemen practiced the landing of tactical assault forces from helicopters into the area of ​​the combat mission.

Tactical exercises were held from February to March in North and South Ossetia, Chechnya, Dagestan, as well as in the Stavropol Territory. Every day, about 3 thousand servicemen took part in them, more than 500 units of military equipment were involved, including T-90 and T-72B3 tanks, BMP-2 and BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles, AGS-17 automatic and hand-held grenade launchers and RPG-7V, Sani mortars, Msta-S self-propelled artillery mounts and Tornado-G multiple launch rocket systems.

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