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Today in the formations and military units of the Western Military District, a control check of troops for the winter period of training has started.

“More than 150 command and control bodies, military units and organizations of the Baltic Fleet, two combined-arms armies, a tank army, the Leningrad Air Force and Air Defense Army deployed in 26 regions of the country’s west were subjected to control checks,” Colonel-General Alexander Zhuravlev, commander of the Western Military District, said.

During the control check, servicemen will conduct live firing during the day and at night using a complex of weapons of combat vehicles, tanks, artillery systems, the crews of combat aircraft and helicopters will launch missiles and deliver bomb strikes.

Reconnaissance, engineering, medical units, command and control units, logistics will work out special tasks.

The commissions will give an objective assessment of the field training of both individual servicemen and crews, calculations – up to and including the formation.

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