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Echelons with units of the Airborne Forces, which took part in the interspecific exercise with the troops of the Southern Military District on the Crimean Peninsula, arrive at the points of permanent deployment.

Two echelons with airborne assault artillery units of the Novorossiysk guards airborne assault mountain formation arrived at the Tunnelnaya station in the Krasnodar Territory.

After being transported by rail along the Simferopol-Kerch-Tunnelnaya route, the echelons arrived at the station, where they unloaded BMD-4M, BTR-MDM Rakushka, 120-mm 2S9 Nona self-propelled guns, 122-mm D howitzers. -30, as well as logistics and communications technology.

Upon completion of unloading, a march was made to the joint compound park at the “Raevsky” test site, where the equipment will be serviced and put into storage mode.

In total, about 40 military echelons are involved in the redeployment of the Airborne Forces units and more than 30 sorties of the Military Transport Aviation aircraft will be made, which will deliver personnel, combat and special equipment of the Airborne Forces to the points of permanent deployment.

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