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During special exercises, engineering units of the Southern Military District (YuVO) used sets of operational deployment of temporary roads to overcome areas of terrain with difficult terrain by troops.

At the coastline, the personnel of the pontoon unit dropped the pontoon links into the water, then a ferry crossing 60 m long and 170 tons carrying capacity was assembled from them.

With the help of the created ferries and tugboats BMK-460, specialists ensured the passage of wheeled vehicles through a water barrier about 400 m wide.

In order to equip the ramps to the crossings, engineers from the engineering troops used motor pumps to erode the soil.

Special exercises with engineering formations and military units to support the troops of the Southern Military District will be 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 are 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 are involved.

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