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Engineering formations and military units of the Southern Military District (YuVO) during tactical episodes on special exercises will work out the use of assault units in various ways – as part of breakthrough, destruction and cover groups.

Special forces of engineering troops will overcome obstacles in non-explosive obstacles using homemade assault ladders. Also, assault units will make passes in mine-explosive obstacles from the water during the crossing of a water barrier on the move, using the UR-77 and UR-83P demining devices. At each of the sections of the breakthrough, specialists of the engineering troops will make up to 16 passes using the UR-77.

Planned combat training measures will increase the coherence of the command and control bodies of the formation, as well as the professional skills of the military personnel of the Southern Military District.

Special exercises with engineering formations and military units to support the troops of the Southern Military District are held simultaneously on the territory of ten training grounds in the Astrakhan, Volgograd and Rostov regions, Dagestan and Crimea, as well as at military bases in Abkhazia, Armenia and South Ossetia.

In total, more than 6.5 thousand servicemen of the Southern Military District were involved in special exercises of the engineering troops of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, about 1 thousand units of weapons, military and special equipment were involved.

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