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More than 1,000 servicemen of the Russian military base of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in the Republic of Abkhazia have practiced tactical actions in the offensive and defense as part of a control check during the winter period of training checks during the winter period of the school year.

Motorized riflemen of the Southern Military District, together with the artillerymen of the military base at the Tsabal mountain range, repulsed the attack of the superior forces of the simulated enemy from standard weapons, using modern armored personnel carriers BTR-82AM. Tactical actions were practiced at night and daytime in mountainous and wooded areas.

In the course of tactical actions and on the march, the units overcame the zones of conditional chemical contamination.

Particular attention was paid to the fortification equipment of strong points and defense lines, as well as the organization of a fire system in the destruction of a simulated enemy in an offensive.

More than 200 units of military equipment are involved in the exercise, incl. modern armored vehicles KamAZ “Mustang” and command and staff vehicles “Kushetka” based on armored personnel carriers BTR-80.

At the end of the exercise, which will last until the end of this week, the servicemen of the Russian base of the Southern Military District will perform live firing at moving and standing targets from various weapons as part of the company link, incl. from guns BTR-82AM, 120-mm mortars “Sani” and hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers RPG-7V.

The control check of the troops of the Southern Military District for the winter period is carried out under the leadership of the Commander of the Southern Military District, General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov. It involves the troops of all associations of the district, including the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian Flotilla. The commissions of the higher military command and control bodies will also check the manning and supply of troops, their ability to fulfill the standards established by the requirements of combat and operational training.

The control check of the troops of the Southern Military District is aimed at increasing the level of combat and operational training of troops and forces of the military district, improving the forms and methods of conducting exercises, exercises and training, taking into account the evolving situation within the boundaries of responsibility.

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