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The personnel of the unit of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) of the motorized rifle formation of the Eastern Military District (VVO), stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory, will carry out aerial reconnaissance of the targets of a mock enemy during a large-scale tactical exercise.

The calculations will be used at the practical stage of the exercise in the interests of artillery units with the task of observing, detecting and adjusting the fire of calculations of mortars, self-propelled howitzers and BM-21 Grad multiple launch rocket systems. The coordinates of the targets will be promptly transmitted from the UAV to the command post for prompt response and decision-making by the headquarters officers.

On the eve of the exercise, the specialists of the UAV unit completed a month-long camp training at the Borzya-Novaya training ground, during which they improved their skills in preparing for work, deploying, and also launching unmanned aerial vehicles in strong wind conditions.

In total, about 50 specialists of the UAV of a motorized rifle formation will take part in the tactical exercises, more than 10 modern complexes of unmanned aerial vehicles “Orlan-10” will be involved.

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