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In the Western Military District (ZVO), under the leadership of the Hero of Russia, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Dmitry Bulgakov, large-scale special exercises in logistics of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation started. They involve military command and control bodies, formations, military units and logistics organizations.

The exercises will be simultaneously held at 11 training grounds located on the territory of the Leningrad, Yaroslavl, Nizhny Novgorod, Voronezh, Bryansk, Tver, Pskov and Moscow regions, as well as on designated areas in the Western Military District.

In total, about 1.5 thousand military personnel of the Western Military District will take part in them, about 400 pieces of equipment will be involved. The exercise will also involve 7 military airfields of the Western Military District.

“Within the framework of the exercises, practical tasks will be worked out in all types of logistic and technical support: the transportation of troops and military cargo, the construction of bridge crossings and the establishment of railway bridges, road and ferry crossings, the restoration of weapons and military equipment in combat conditions, the organization of special types of technical and food supply for the branches and arms of the troops, ”said General of the Army Dmitry Bulgakov, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation.

“Each soldier will receive real practice in a training environment, increase or acquire new knowledge, improve his skills and abilities to guarantee the fulfillment of assigned tasks both in daily activities and in a combat situation,” he added.

Within the framework of the naval phase of the exercise, the practical actions of the Baltic Fleet forces will be practiced to deploy and use elements of the maritime transshipment area, as well as to replenish stocks of materiel at sea.

Special exercises for the material and technical support of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation with military command and control bodies, formations, military units and MTO organizations are held on an annual basis and will last until August 27, 2021.

One of the main tasks of the exercise is to improve the forms and methods of performing a set of tasks assigned to the system of material and technical support of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

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The complex of special exercises is carried out in three stages and takes place from July 19 to August 27, 2021 under the general leadership of 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.

Conducting special exercises completes a set of measures for operational and combat training of military command and control bodies, formations and military units of all types of support of the Armed Forces and is a control stage for verifying their readiness for the joint strategic exercise “West-2021”.

In the course of the exercises, the military command and control bodies of troops (forces) at training ranges, airfields and in sea areas practice the tasks of all types of support for troops (forces), including electronic warfare, engineering, radiation, chemical and biological protection, hydrometeorological, topogeodetic and navigation, material technical, medical, as well as special types of support for the Air Force and the Navy, the bodies of military-political work and the military police.

A special feature of this year will be the holding of four joint special exercises on the territory of the Republic of Belarus: in logistics, engineering troops, military police units and commandant units.

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