MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In Kamchatka, servicemen of a separate brigade of the Marine Corps of the Troops and Forces in the North-East of Russia performed over 2,800 training parachute jumps in the 2021 academic year.
The marines of the airborne assault, reconnaissance, engineering and artillery units practiced parachute jumps from all types of transport aircraft and helicopters in service with the mixed aviation regiment.
The jumps were performed on parachute systems D-6, D-10 and “Crossbow” with weapons and additional equipment, including standard machine-gun and mortar weapons.
Each serviceman serving in an airborne assault battalion must complete at least 6 parachute jumps in a year, in a reconnaissance unit – at least 7, and in support units – 4 each.
In the 2021 academic year, according to the combat training plan, the marines in Kamchatka will have to perform about 3200 parachute jumps in total.
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