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Reinforced companies of the motorized rifle division of the 58th combined-arms army of the Southern Military District (YuVO), within the framework of bilateral company tactical exercises, began marching in the mountains of Chechnya. During the advancement, the subunits will perform tasks in the zone of active countermeasures of electronic warfare and the work of sabotage groups of the imaginary enemy.

More than 1,000 servicemen of the Southern Military District take part in the tactical exercises, about 150 units of weapons and military equipment are involved, including helicopters of the army aviation Mi-8AMTSh “Terminator”, T-72B3 tanks, mortars “Sani”, self-propelled artillery mounts “Msta- S “, multiple launch rocket systems” Tornado-G “and automatic grenade launchers AGS-17.

The main stages of the exercises take place at mountain combined-arms training grounds. The peculiarity of training activities is their two-sided nature: the units act against each other. At the same time, for competent operational maneuvering and delivering pinpoint strikes, the commanders of the opposing sides will use unmanned aircraft and reconnaissance groups.

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