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Students of the Military Academy of the General Staff of the RF Armed Forces will take part in the joint Russian-Belarusian strategic exercise “West-2021”.

At the training grounds of the Western Military District, second-year students will undergo military training in accordance with the curriculum.

The West-2021 exercise is the final stage in the joint training of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus. Practical actions of troops (forces) will take place from 10 to 16 September at nine training grounds located on the territory of Russia and at five training grounds of the Armed Forces of Belarus.

About 200 thousand servicemen are involved in the exercise, over 80 aircraft and helicopters, up to 760 units of military equipment, including more than 290 tanks, over 240 guns, multiple launch rocket systems and mortars, and up to 15 ships will be involved.

About 2 thousand servicemen from the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and other friendly countries also participate in the “West-2021” SSA.

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