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Servicemen of the Russian military contingent from the formations and military units of the Eastern Military District (VVO), in preparation for the exercise “SIBU / VZAIMODEYSTVIE-2021”, for the first time mastered modern models of military equipment and weapons of the People’s Liberation Army of China (PLA).

So, at present, military personnel of the Air Defense Forces are learning how to drive and use weapons on a medium wheeled tank and an armored vehicle of the Chinese army.

Classes are held with the direct participation of military instructors of the PLA ground forces at the Qingtongxia combat training base in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). At the same time, mastering the technique takes place in several stages with theoretical training, classes on electronic simulators, as well as practical driving and shooting. Trainings are carried out both individually and as part of units. The deputy commander of the Air Defense Forces – Lieutenant General Mikhail Nosulev personally takes part in the training of the crews of combat vehicles.

In the near future, a number of practical trainings will take place, with the participation of units of both Russian and Chinese troops. Aviation units of both sides will also take part in them.

Recall that the participants in the joint Chinese-Russian exercise from the Russian side include servicemen of the operational-tactical aviation detachment, as well as the personnel of a motorized rifle unit stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory, a special purpose unit and a command and control apparatus. The forces of the Chinese side participating in the exercise consist of the ground forces and the air force.

The joint exercise will take place from 9 to 13 August this year at the Qintongxia training ground. About 13 thousand servicemen will take part in the exercise “SIBU / VZAIMODEESTVIE-2021”, over 400 units of weapons and military equipment will be involved

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