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Engineers of the 20th Combined Arms Army of the Western Military District, within the framework of the joint strategic exercise of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus “West-2021”, equipped field and mobile command posts.

When equipping a field mobile control post, in engineering terms, fortifications were rebuilt, various types of camouflage were applied, including more than 150 sets of modern camouflage nets.

The fortification equipment of the elements of the field mobile control station was carried out using modern EOV-3523 excavators and using new installation methods. The device of field power supply of control points is carried out using modern electric generators ED-1000 and ED-100.

Sappers carried out engineering reconnaissance of the area and objects using modern means of portable searchers for non-contact explosive devices INVU-3M “Korshun”, protection kits for the sapper OVR-3.

For reference:

The joint strategic exercise (SSU) of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus is held every two years in accordance with the decision made 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) take place from 10 to 16 September 2021 at nine training grounds located on the territory of the Russian Federation, in the waters of 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 personnel, about 80 aircraft and helicopters, up to 760 units of military equipment, including 290 tanks, 240 guns, multiple launch rocket systems, take part in the SSU “West-2021” on the territory of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus 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 the territory of the Russian Federation does not exceed 6400 military personnel.

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

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