MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The troops of the Western Military District, involved in the Nizhny Novgorod region in the West-2021 joint strategic exercise (SSU), are returning to their permanent deployment points in the Voronezh, Moscow, Kursk, Ivanovsk, Belgorod, Tver, Smolensk, Tambov and Bryansk regions.
Military units are marching to railway stations, where they are loading onto platforms. Over 5 echelons are already in motion. Three formations have already arrived at the points of permanent deployment and are engaged in the maintenance of weapons and military equipment. In total, the servicemen will cover distances from 500 to 1500 km.
In total, up to 200 thousand people took part in the exercise “West-2021” on the territory of Russia and Belarus, about 80 aircraft and helicopters were 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.
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