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In the Leningrad Region, on the territory of the training ground of the combined arms army of the Western Military District (ZVO), servicemen of the motorized rifle Pechenga Arctic brigade of the Northern Fleet and the separate Sevastopol Guards brigade of the Western Military District completed more than 50 combat training missions as part of a bilateral tactical exercise.

During the main stage of the exercise, the servicemen worked out defensive and offensive actions against each other, using the tactics of modern combined arms combat. The servicemen worked out the issues of occupying strong points, countering sabotage and reconnaissance groups and unmanned aerial vehicles. To create a situation as close as possible to real, all actions were carried out in the zone of active electronic suppression

In addition, the commanders of the opposing sides worked out the tasks of improving practical skills in the continuous management of the actions of subordinate units in battle, while repelling the attacks of a conditional enemy.

The teaching will last until the end of the week. The event involved about a thousand servicemen, more than 100 pieces of weapons and military equipment, including T-72B3 tanks, 122-mm self-propelled howitzers “Gvozdika”, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, 120-mm mortars 2B-11, as well as complexes unmanned aerial vehicles “Orlan-10”, combat helicopters KA-52 and fighters SU-35.

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