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In the Rostov region, servicemen of the 150th motorized rifle division of the Southern Military District (YuVO) practiced the landing of a tactical assault force on transport-combat helicopters Mi-8AMTSh “Terminator”.

The helicopters ensured the operational landing of a motorized rifle company on a strategically advantageous line behind the contingent enemy lines. Simultaneously with the landing, the main forces of the battalion tactical group attacked the enemy. The training battle involved T-72B3 tanks, BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles, multiple launch rocket systems and artillery pieces.

Bilateral battalion and regimental tactical exercises in the Southern Military District are conducted simultaneously at four training grounds in the district in the Rostov region, South Ossetia, the Chechen Republic and 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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