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On the islands of Sakhalin, Iturup and Kunashir, as well as in the waters of the Sea of ​​Japan, a bilateral exercise started with formations and military units of the army corps of the Eastern Military District and the forces of the Pacific Fleet. The event is being held under the personal leadership of Lieutenant General Sergei Sevryukov, Acting Commander of the Air Defense Forces.

This exercise is carried out in the training system of the military district and is one of the stages of checking the operational and combat training of troops (forces) in the summer period of training.

During the event, the trainee command staff will work out the use of an inter-service grouping of troops (forces) to ensure Russia’s military security on the Eastern frontiers.

To work out educational questions on teaching, the initial situation in the Far East was modeled, which was based on the confrontation between two coalitions of conditional states.

In the course of the drawing of practical actions of the troops, the landing of sea and tactical landings is envisaged.

In total, more than 10 thousand servicemen, up to 500 units of military equipment, about 32 aircraft, about 12 ships and vessels of the Pacific Fleet for various purposes take part in this combat training event.

The maneuvers in the island zone of the Air Defense Forces will be held in two stages with a total duration of five days.

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