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Within the framework of the joint strategic exercise (SSU) of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus “West-2021”, a unified control system for air defense (air defense) duty officers has been created, which includes all the forces and means to repel air strikes, cover groupings of troops and control of all means of destruction of air targets from a single center.

To organize the command and control of air defense forces and interact with the covered troops, modern communications and automated control systems are used, which make it possible to identify and distribute air targets in the shortest possible time, as well as to bring commands to destroy them to fire resources in real time.

At the Zapad-2021 exercise, the issues of radar reconnaissance, control and interaction will be worked out in conditions of radio suppression of communications equipment and radio jamming in various frequency ranges of radar facilities.

Earlier, in order to repel an air attack on the territory of the district in a given area, the calculations of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile and cannon systems, the calculations of radar stations of various ranges, as well as the crews of fighter aircraft took over on combat duty in the air defense.

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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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