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The reinforced paratrooper battalion of the guards unit of the Airborne Forces has begun the first stage of the battalion tactical exercise, which will be held in the Ulyanovsk region from April 7 to 9.

After receiving the signal, the personnel made a march on standard equipment from the base area to the Vostochny take-off airfield in the city of Ulyanovsk. There, servicemen loaded BMD-2K-AU airborne combat vehicles into military transport aircraft.

When the equipment is landed on the Voskhod-1 landing site, the reinforced paratrooper battalion will capture the airfield of the mock enemy. Its task will be to ensure the arrival of the main forces of the unit on the aircraft of the military transport aviation (MTA).

In total, about 500 servicemen, 100 units of military and special equipment of the Ulyanovsk Airborne Forces, three Il-76MD aircraft of the military transport aviation of the Russian Aerospace Forces will be involved in the exercise.

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