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Servicemen of the Southern Military District (YuVO) have completed preparations for the joint Russian-Indian exercise of ground forces “Indra-2021”, which will be held at the Prudboy training ground in the Volgograd region from August 1 to August 13.

The servicemen were given control exercises for admission to participation in the exercises, tactical exercises with live fire. The readiness of the apparatus of the leadership of the Russian side was checked.

The joint exercise will be attended by about 250 servicemen of motorized rifle, tank and artillery units, a reconnaissance company of a motorized rifle unit of the Southern Military District, stationed in the Volgograd region, as well as about 250 servicemen of the Armed Forces of India.

The events involve more than 100 units of weapons and military equipment, including armored combat tracked vehicles BMP-3, T-90A tanks, multiple launch rocket systems “Grad”, 300 different targets, of which over 100 mobile, imitating automobile and armored vehicles enemy.

The task of the exercise is to increase the readiness of command and control bodies, forces and means to combat terrorism. The servicemen will practice the search, detection and destruction of illegal armed formations, the search and destruction of conventional explosive devices, the conduct of radiation, chemical and biological reconnaissance in buildings and on the ground.

International joint activities are carried out in accordance with the plan of international activities and are aimed at strengthening and developing military cooperation between countries.

The plan for the combat training of the Southern Military District in 2021 provides for the participation of the district’s military personnel in international exercises with units of the armed forces of Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Armenia, Algeria, India, Kazakhstan, Pakistan and Egypt.

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