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During the drawing of practical actions of the main stage of the joint strategic exercise “West-2021” at the Mulino training ground, the engineering reconnaissance and fire complex “Agriculture” was used.

With the use of the capabilities of the latest engineering complex in the direction of advancing the reserves of the advancing simulated enemy in order to inflict defeat on him and limit maneuver, a decelerating minefield was established by remote method.

The mining system of the engineering reconnaissance and fire complex “Agriculture” is designed for remote installation of anti-tank and anti-personnel mines and is capable of setting a remote minefield of 600 by 200 meters in size with a single salvo of 122 mm rockets at a distance of up to 15 kilometers. In this case, the preparation of shooting is carried out automatically.

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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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