MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
During the stages of the joint strategic exercise of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus “West-2021” in the Kaliningrad region, in order to ensure security and law and order at the training grounds and in the places of residence of the participants in the exercises, the units of the territorial divisions of the military police and the Military Aviation Inspectorate switched to an enhanced mode of service.
More than 10 patrols, formed from the main units, are on duty, including on service vehicles.
All movements of military equipment involved in activities at the Khmelevka amphibious assault range and Pravdinsky training range are provided by about 10 vehicles and over 20 inspectors of 262 military traffic police.
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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