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The engineer company of the motorized rifle unit of the army corps of the Baltic Fleet, stationed in the city of Gusev, Kaliningrad region, as part of a tactical exercise, carried out an imitation of the destruction of a road bridge at one of the training grounds near Kaliningrad.

The servicemen carried out engineering measures to mine two spans, reinforced concrete structures of the automobile bridge over the Lava River. The personnel of the engineer company carried out the laying of more than 100 kilograms of explosives.

Also, military engineers completed the tasks of mining the approaches to the bridge and the coastline of the area where the pontoon bridge was dropped by a conditional enemy.

The actions of the servicemen were carried out under fire cover of Mi-24 helicopters and in the conditions of holding the bridgehead by tactical reconnaissance groups.

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