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The commander of the Southern Military District (YuVO), General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov, as part of a control check during the winter period of training, assessed the training of the tactical group of the army corps of the Black Sea Fleet in an exercise in Crimea.

At the combined-arms training ground, the personnel of the coastal defense unit demonstrated non-standard methods of conducting defensive actions on the sea coast.

As part of the tactical group, tank units, mobile mortar and anti-aircraft crews, anti-tank units and a motorized rifle company on armored personnel carriers were involved. In cooperation with the infantry, air fire support was provided by a link of Mi-8AMTSh helicopters. The cover from unmanned aircraft of the imaginary enemy was provided by the crews of the Strela-10 anti-aircraft systems and the electronic warfare units.

General of the Army A. Dvornikov noted the ability of the battalion tactical group commander to think unconventionally and make prompt decisions. At the same time, the commander recommended making more extensive use of the capabilities of engineering units.

“It is necessary to use means of remote mine clearance and camouflage smoke screens,” advised the commander of the Southern Military District.

As part of the control check during the winter period of training, exercises are conducted with all units of formations and military units of the Southern Military District, including those involved in the military parades dedicated to the celebration of Victory Day, from company to divisional, inclusive.

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