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The Mi-8 and Mi-26 multipurpose transport helicopters delivered an ecological platoon and part of the special equipment of the Central Military District (CVO) to the Volochanka village of the Taimyr District of the Krasnoyarsk Territory to clear the lands of the Russian Defense Ministry from scrap metal.

The personnel of the ecological platoon, the property for the autonomous field camp, as well as about five units of automobile and special equipment were delivered to the place of fulfillment of the tasks. At present, the servicemen have crossed over to the equipment of the camp. In addition, the platoon includes an engineering and sapper squad, which will detonate decommissioned metal structures.

In total, more than 30 military personnel will take part in the ecological cleaning of the area, about 10 units of special and automotive equipment will be involved. Work will begin on June 10. This year it is planned to remove 600 tons of garbage.

The personnel are provided with a special uniform: winter and summer technical suits, insulated shoes. All servicemen of the environmental platoon are thoroughly instructed on safety measures during work in the Arctic zone, including the use of special equipment designed for cutting and pressing metal.

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