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Formations and military units of the radiation, chemical and biological (RCB) defense forces of direct subordination and the RCB defense units of the Western Military District, during a special exercise, worked out the elimination of the consequences of a simulated accident at the Kursk nuclear power plant.

During the exercise, more than 100 pieces of equipment were completely decontaminated and the personnel of the power plant were sanitized.

For these purposes, the servicemen deployed a special treatment point to decontaminate equipment and sanitize power plant personnel from radiation pollution. During the exercise, air and ground radiation reconnaissance of the evacuation routes was carried out by helicopters MI-8AMTSh, Mi-24R, RCB reconnaissance vehicles RHM-6.

Special units of the NBC protection troops equipped with robotic systems took part in the measures to eliminate the consequences of the simulated accident.

Among the equipment that was used for special treatment: unified heat engines UTM-80M, a special treatment station USSO, heat engines of special treatment TMS-65U, auto-filling stations ARS-14KM, mobile complexes for aerosol disinfection KDA, as well as control and distribution point KRPP-2 …

Special exercises of the RCB protection troops under the leadership of the Chief of the Radiation, Chemical and Biological Defense Troops of the RF Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Igor Kirillov, at five training ranges, involving more than 5700 servicemen and about 900 units of military and special equipment.

In the Kursk region, more than 700 military personnel, civilian personnel of nuclear power plants and more than 500 units of military and special equipment were involved in special exercises of the RCB protection troops.

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