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Mobile radio-electronic warfare (EW) groups provided cover for maneuverable fire ambushes and ambushes of anti-tank guided complexes (ATGM) as part of a bilateral tactical exercise of the units of the motorized rifle mountain formation of the 49th combined-arms army of the Southern Military District (YuVO) at the Prudboy training ground in the Volgograd region.

Mountain shooters of the Southern Military District from Karachay-Cherkessia are working out in the Volgograd steppes the procedure for going over to the offensive in the face of opposition from a tactical landing of a conditional enemy. The commanders of battalion tactical groups, in conditions as close as possible to combat, master new elements of battle order and methods of tactical actions. In order to timely detect enemy columns at observation posts, the scouts used the intelligence, command and control and communications systems KRUS “Strelets”, radar stations and short-range reconnaissance stations. Covert command and control of troops was provided by repeaters of radio stations R-187P1 “Azart” installed on towers and unmanned aerial vehicles.

To identify and destroy enemy targets, subunit commanders used various types of reconnaissance and fire complexes.

In the Southern Military District, four bilateral battalion tactical exercises are being conducted at combined-arms training grounds located in the Volgograd Region, Karachay-Cherkessia, the Chechen Republic 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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