MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
New methods of performing special tasks by units of the engineering troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation were tested today during an exercise on the basis of the Mulino combined-arms training ground in the Nizhny Novgorod region.
In practicing practical actions, the military used the latest robotic systems, as well as means of remote mining of objects and terrain.
In a number of tasks, special skills in the use of engineering tools and equipment were used, taking into account the experience gained in the Syrian Arab Republic.
The Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation – First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation General of the Army Valery Gerasimov inspected the active phase of special maneuvers as part of a working trip to the troops of the Western Military District.
During the exercise, the units used the latest remote mining systems, the UMZ-K universal mine layer, the Uran-6 robotic demining and Uran-14 fire extinguishing systems, as well as water extraction and purification installations.
Special exercises of engineering troops are being held at 12 training grounds in the Western Military District, as well as on the Oka River section in preparation for the joint strategic exercise West-2021.
More than 8 thousand servicemen and over 1.5 thousand units of military equipment are involved in the special training.
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