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At the range of the Southern Military District (YuVO), marine units, crews of landing boats of the Caspian Flotilla and the large landing ship (BDK) “Alexander Otrakovsky” of the Northern Fleet took part in a joint tactical and special exercise to organize the loading and unloading of military and special equipment on the coast.

The personnel of the landing craft worked out the organization of communication with the point of loading (unloading), approach to the shore, practical actions for placing equipment in twin decks and the sequence of its withdrawal to the coast after transportation in accordance with the established standards.

Also, within the framework of training events, the military personnel of the marines, the crews of the ships completed the tasks of air defense of the loading (unloading) point with the involvement of the crews of the Igla and Strela-3 portable anti-aircraft missile systems.

More than 500 marines of the Caspian Flotilla were involved in the exercise, about 100 units of military and special equipment were involved.

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