MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Calculations of the Iskander-M operational-tactical missile systems (OTRK) of the Southern Military District (YuVO) within the framework of a bilateral tactical battalion exercise at the Gvardeisky combined-arms training ground in Chechnya inflicted a massive electronic missile strike at command posts and other strategic targets of the imaginary enemy.
Earlier, units of a missile formation from North Ossetia moved to the area of the combat mission.
On the march, the missile men repelled the attacks of the sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the conditional enemy and overcame sections of the contaminated terrain.
In the designated positional areas, the Iskander-M missile launchers performed electronic launches at the targets of the simulated enemy, as well as the standards for loading missile launchers.
In total, about 1.5 thousand servicemen of the Southern Military District are taking part in the exercise, more than 200 units of military equipment are involved.
This week, four bilateral battalion tactical exercises are being held in the Southern Military District at combined-arms training ranges located in the Volgograd Region, Karachay-Cherkessia, Chechnya and at a military base in the Republic of South Ossetia. About 6 thousand servicemen take part in them, about 300 pieces of weapons and equipment are involved, including tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, artillery pieces and multiple launch rocket systems. For the purpose of interspecific interaction, more than 40 aircraft and helicopters of army and operational-tactical aviation have been attracted from the association of the Air Force and Air Defense of the Southern Military District.
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