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As part of the joint strategic exercise (SSU) of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus “West-2021”, a multi-level intelligence system was created in the Nizhny Novgorod region. It was prepared by specialists from the units of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) of the Western Military District (ZVO).

Air grouping UAVs “Orlan-10”, “Takhion”, “Forpost” allows continuous aerial reconnaissance. Acting in conjunction with the “Strelets” intelligence complex for command and control (KRUS) equipped with the GLONASS satellite navigation system, unmanned aerial vehicles effectively ensure the identification of detected objects, the calculation of their coordinates, and target designation.

KRUS “Strelets” allows mobile reconnaissance elements equipped with a “friend or foe” identification system to interface with all domestic reconnaissance means, radars and aiming devices.

At the tactical level, the “Irony” optoelectronic complex operates. Its use makes it possible to conduct visual reconnaissance around the clock and in any weather and transmit coordinates to fire weapons to destroy weapons, military equipment and objects of a simulated enemy.

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The CFM Board of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus is held every two years in accordance with the decision adopted by the heads of the two states.

Exercise “West-2021” is the final stage of joint training of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation this year.

Practical actions of troops (forces) will take place from 10 to 16 September at nine training grounds located on the territory of the Russian Federation, in the Baltic Sea, as well as at five training grounds of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus.

In total, up to 200 thousand servicemen will take part in the SSU “West-2021” on the territory of Russia and Belarus, about 80 aircraft and helicopters will be involved, up to 760 units of military equipment, including 290 tanks, 240 guns, multiple launch rocket systems and mortars , as well as up to 15 ships.

The maximum number of personnel of military units involved in training, subject to the Vienna Document 2011 on Confidence and Security Building Measures, on the territory of the Russian Federation will not exceed 6,400 servicemen.

The return of military command and control bodies and troops to their permanent deployment points after participation in the exercise is planned until mid-October.

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