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Servicemen of the 201st military base of the Russian Federation and the armed forces of the Republic of Tajikistan conditionally took sections of the state border under protection at a joint exercise taking place at the Harb-Maidon training ground.

According to the concept of a tactical episode, illegal armed formations stopped the state border, engaging in battle with border units. To disrupt the further advance of the enemy, the joint headquarters dispatched a flight of Su-25SM attack aircraft, which delivered an air strike with S-8 unguided aircraft missiles.

Then the motorized rifle subunits, supported by the Grad, Uragan and ACS Akatsia MLRS, drove out the enemy that had broken through and consolidated their positions on the state border. To monitor the situation, complexes with unmanned aerial vehicles “Orlan-10”, “Granat”, “Leer” were used.

The joint exercise of units of the Russian military base and the armed forces of the Republic of Tajikistan takes place from 19 to 23 April 2021 under the leadership of the commander of the troops of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin. In total, more than 3.5 thousand servicemen were involved in the exercise and attack and military transport helicopters Mi-24, Mi-8 MTV5-1, T-72 tanks, modernized infantry fighting vehicles BMP-2M, armored personnel carriers BTR-82A, BTR- 80, multiple launch rocket systems “Grad”, “Uragan”, self-propelled artillery howitzers “Gvozdika”, “Akatsia”, complexes with unmanned aerial vehicles “Orlan-10”, “Granat”, “Leer”. Also, the crews of the operational-tactical aviation of the Su-25 aircraft of the Russian Kant air base, stationed in Kyrgyzstan, will be involved in the maneuvers.

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