MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In North Ossetia, at the Tarskoye training ground, tanks equipped with mine trawls are being used for the first time as part of a battalion tactical group of a motorized rifle unit of the Southern Military District (YuVO). The new element of the battle formation in a tactical exercise will be used as part of a breakthrough group for the defense of a simulated enemy.
In mountainous conditions, the personnel will perform live firing from BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles, Sani mortars, T-90A tanks, small arms battle and retreat to the area of restoration of combat effectiveness.
The unit commanders will conduct combat coordination as part of the breakthrough tactical group using a sniper reconnaissance and fire contour. Also, servicemen will perform tasks in various combat conditions using camouflage means and in cooperation with aerosol units.
Bilateral battalion and regimental tactical exercises in the Southern Military District are held simultaneously at four training grounds in the district in the Rostov region, South Ossetia, Chechnya and the Crimea. About 10 thousand servicemen take part in them, about 800 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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