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At the interspecific training ground “Tsugol” in the Trans-Baikal Territory, over a thousand servicemen took part in the field exit of units of the radiation, chemical and biological (RCB) protection troops of the combined arms army of the Eastern Military District (VVO).

During the event, the personnel of the subunits worked out the tasks of using automated means and modern RCB reconnaissance vehicles, on actions in conditional areas of RCB contamination using isolating and filtering type personal protective equipment. Subsequently, the servicemen performed a number of tasks of decontamination, degassing and disinfection of the terrain, weapons and military equipment with the help of auto-filling stations and autonomous special treatment kits.

In addition, the flamethrower subunits performed tasks for the combat training use of the heavy flamethrower systems “Solntsepek” and conducted control firing from the hand-held flamethrowers “Shmel”.

In turn, the aerosol countermeasures in practice carried out cover for the troops when they were performing various combat training tasks, including using the thermal smoke equipment of special TDA-2K machines, as well as a radio-controlled means of detonating charges with the launch of smoke bombs of various modifications.

The field exit of the RCB units of protection of the combined arms army of the Air Defense Forces in Transbaikalia was carried out for a month. It involved up to 200 units of weapons, military and special equipment, including modern RCB reconnaissance vehicles with GLONASS equipment and remote chemical reconnaissance devices.

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