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More than 2 thousand servicemen of formations and subunits of missile forces and artillery (RV and A) from the Trans-Baikal Territory and the Amur Region are taking part in the large-scale exercise under the leadership of the commander of the Eastern Military District (VVO), Hero of Russia, Colonel-General Gennady Zhidko.

During the practical stage, a powerful group of artillery created within the framework of the exercise, fire howitzers Msta-B, Msta-S, Akatsiya, 220-mm multiple launch rocket systems Hurricane, and Grad will perform firing missions to destroy conventional reserves. enemy and will support the advancing units of the combined arms reserve as part of tank and motorized rifle units.

In turn, the crews of the Shturm-S anti-tank complexes will launch guided missiles to destroy the “enemy’s” heavy armored vehicles.

Also, servicemen of formations equipped with Iskander operational-tactical missile systems will defeat the deepened command posts of a simulated enemy by training (electronic) launches of aeroballistic missiles.

The use of RV and A subunits was planned in the course of several practical stages to practice the actions of troops in defense and offensive, including at night.

A large-scale exercise is the final stage of the operational, mobilization and combat training of the Air Defense Forces in the winter period of training.

In total, over 12 thousand people take part in the exercise in Transbaikalia, about 3 thousand units of weapons and military equipment, about 60 aircraft and helicopters, as well as more than ten unmanned aerial vehicles are involved.

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