MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Servicemen of the Russian military base of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in Abkhazia, as part of the training of the duty unit, destroyed conditional illegal armed groups that tried to attack the infrastructure of the military camp of the compound.
To create a situation as close as possible to combat, about 70 imitation explosive charges IM-120, over 30 smoke bombs and more than 3 thousand blank ammunition for machine guns and Kalashnikov assault rifles were used.
According to the plan of training, the saboteurs attempted to penetrate the territory of the military town through the checkpoint in order to mine and undermine the warehouses of material and technical means.
Upon receipt of the signal, the emergency response unit on duty was raised. The servicemen, using small arms, blocked and destroyed the mock enemy at the besieged checkpoint and in the area of the warehouse buildings.
In addition, sapper groups of the on-duty unit, with the help of Korshun explosive device seekers and IMP-S selective induction metal detectors, conducted engineering reconnaissance and defused improvised explosive devices installed by conventional bandits.
Similar trainings at the Russian military base of the Southern Military District in Abkhazia are held regularly not only at the location of the military camp, but also at joint use ranges.
In total, more than 500 servicemen of the Southern Military District took part in the event, about 70 units of various military equipment were involved, including modern armored personnel carriers BTR-82AM and armored vehicles “Tiger”.
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