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At the Polyvno training ground of the Ulyanovsk guards airborne assault unit of the Airborne Forces, a tactical exercise with units of an airborne battalion with reinforcement equipment started.

Upon receipt of the training alarm, the personnel of the paratrooper units carried out a set of measures to bring them to the highest degree of combat readiness and marched to the concentration area, where they conducted a set of measures to prepare personnel, weapons and military equipment for the upcoming landing and battle.

The main objectives of the exercise are to improve the skills of servicemen and the coherence of paratroopers when performing various combat missions in unfamiliar terrain in a rapidly changing tactical situation, as well as to study the best methods of organizing and conducting combat training by the command staff of the battalion.

The paratroopers will work out the actions of subunits in the offensive and in defense with the practical use of the attached forces and means of electronic warfare and UAV subunits.

In the course of practical training on the destruction of illegal armed groups and maintaining defensive positions, a stage of live firing will be conducted day and night from small arms of a new type AK-12, grenade launchers, large-caliber weapons and weapons of BMD-2K-AU combat vehicles. Also in the exercise will be used the calculation of the UAV “Orlan-10” to conduct reconnaissance and adjust the battle.

The event is being held in accordance with the plan for the preparation of the formation for 2021 and has the goal of checking the coherence and readiness of the parachute units to perform the tasks as intended.

In order to form the proper level of psychological readiness and resilience in military personnel to perform combat training tasks, engineering imitation equipment, smoke and blank ammunition will be used during the exercise.

In total, more than 200 personnel and 20 units of military and special equipment are involved in the exercise.

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