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The personnel of the Pskov airborne assault formation, taking part in the joint strategic exercise (SSU) “West-2021”, after a combined march from the point of permanent deployment to the Obuz-Lesnovsky training ground in the Republic of Belarus, settled in a new concentration area, where he took control area of ​​their responsibility.

Having equipped in engineering terms and disguised the area where the troops were located, the paratroopers carried out a set of measures for additional reconnaissance of the area of ​​upcoming actions and worked out a number of introductions on the elements of comprehensive support of the Airborne Forces units.

Personnel deployed security posts, organized patrolling of the location area. For the first time for the protection of objects in the field, the quickly deployable autonomous complex “Perimeter-S” is used, which is included in the set of technical security equipment “Strelets”, which makes it possible to prevent unauthorized entry into the protected area.

For the patrol service, the complex includes watches-bracelets of the remote security system, which allow transmitting information about emergency situations during patrolling the route via a secure communication channel to the guard commander’s console.

The perimeter is equipped with RCB observation posts, the personnel of which have worked out a set of tasks for monitoring the radiation, chemical and biological situation in the area where the troops are located. Using a set of radiation dose rate meter IMD-2NM, an autonomous gas analyzer of the third generation GSA-3 and a military chemical reconnaissance device, an analysis of the NBC situation was carried out.

In order to monitor the air situation and organize cover for command posts from air attack means of a simulated enemy, the regular air defense unit deployed observation posts with crews of Igla portable anti-aircraft missile systems.

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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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