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Servicemen of the motorized rifle unit of the 58th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in Dagestan made a march of many kilometers and repelled an attack by sabotage and reconnaissance detachments of a simulated enemy during the exercise.

According to the concept of the exercise, a motorized rifle company, reinforced by artillery, engineering and reconnaissance units, during a march to a given area, was attacked by an enemy sabotage detachment. As a result of the operational actions of the convoy’s combat security, the effective organization of the subunit’s defensive actions and concentrated fire on enemy firing points, the attack of the saboteurs was repelled.

At the next stage of the exercise, motorized riflemen, in cooperation with attached subunits, will perform live firing from weapons of infantry fighting vehicles, tanks and self-propelled guns at targets imitating the advancing forces of a conventional enemy.

About 400 servicemen of the Southern Military District are taking part in the exercises, more than 60 units of military equipment are involved.

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