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A bilateral regimental tactical exercise (PTU) was held at the Kuzminsky combined-arms training ground in the Rostov region with servicemen of the motorized rifle, artillery and tank regiments of the 150th motorized rifle division of the Southern Military District (YuVO). For the first time, mobile tactical groups were involved in the training field to combat unmanned aerial vehicles, equipped with air defense and electronic warfare, aerosol countermeasures tactical groups and breakthrough tactical groups.

In addition, battalion tactical groups organized interspecific interaction with army and operational-tactical aviation. Particular attention was paid to the actions of motorized rifle subunits in helicopters, as well as the use of aircraft fire support.

The leadership of the exercise from the 8th Combined-Arms Army Directorate assessed the ability of unit commanders at all levels to use various reconnaissance-fire and strike systems, including counter-battery, aviation and sniper systems.

Based on the results of the exercise, an assessment was given to the units and personally to each serviceman.

More than 4 thousand servicemen of the Southern Military District took part in a large-scale exercise, about 400 units of armored vehicles were involved, including tanks
T-72B3, infantry fighting vehicles BMP-3 and self-propelled howitzers ACS 2S3 “Akatsia”.

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