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On August 27, on behalf of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, the Airborne Forces in two regions of the Russian Federation (Ivanovo and Kostroma) will conduct an experimental special tactical exercise with the military hospital of the Ivanovo Guards Airborne Force on the ground with airborne landing.

During the exercise, for the first time in world practice, a military hospital of an airborne formation will be parachuted from heavy military transport aircraft in full force, with equipment, supplies and life support systems for autonomous activities, including medical equipment sensitive to impacts and vibration and engineering equipment.

After the landing and assembly at the landing site, right in the field, the premises of the pneumo-frame tents of the main functional units of the airmobile hospital will be fully deployed and the reception of sick patients will be organized.

In total, about 160 medical personnel of the airmobile hospital from the number of contract servicemen, 14 weapons, military and special equipment (automobile and armored vehicles), as well as 25 platforms with shock-sensitive medical and engineering equipment will be parachuted during the exercise of 17 Il-76md aircraft. equipment.

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