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The command staff of the territorial defense military units of the Southern Military District (YuVO) was involved in all battalion and regimental tactical exercises on the territory of the district.

Earlier, the commander of the Southern Military District, General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov, set the task of using the command of the territorial defense forces in the combat training of the troops.

“To involve the command staff of the reserve military units in bilateral regimental and battalion tactical exercises using the command-staff method,” General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov ordered.

In the Southern Military District, one regimental and four bilateral battalion tactical exercises are held at combined-arms training grounds located in the Stavropol Territory, in the Rostov Region, the Chechen Republic, the Volgograd Region and the Crimea. About 10 thousand servicemen take part in them, about 800 pieces of weapons and equipment are involved, including tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, artillery pieces and multiple launch rocket systems. For the purpose of interspecific interaction, more than 40 aircraft and helicopters of army and operational-tactical aviation have been attracted from the association of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Southern Military District.

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