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Special forces of the Central Military District (CVD) and the armed forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan took part in a joint tactical-special exercise in the mountains of the Western Tien Shan.

Practical actions were carried out in the Mountain Training Center “Chimgan Tract” at an altitude of 2 thousand meters. On behalf of the Russian side, two groups of a special purpose brigade of the Central Military District, stationed in the Samara region, were involved in the training.

The servicemen of the two countries carried out reconnaissance and search operations in mountainous terrain, worked out the device of ambushes on the routes of the mock enemy, performed a set of firing missions from small arms using devices for silent shooting.

The event was held in accordance with the plan for international military cooperation.

Earlier, the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, said that during the summer training period, nine joint international exercises will be held on the territory of Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The main event of joint training of troops will be the anti-terrorist exercise Peace Mission 2021.

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