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Specialists in the radiation, chemical and biological defense of the Western Military District conducted a special exercise during the scheduled sessions.

The servicemen worked out the tasks of operational collection and analysis of soil to ensure the movement of columns of military equipment, using chemical reconnaissance vehicles РХМ-4 and РХМ-6. We carried out the processing of military equipment by liquid and gas-droplet methods using ARS-14KM filling stations and a special TMS-65U vehicle equipped with turbojet engines, and also carried out radiation reconnaissance in the area of ​​the enemy’s use of weapons of mass destruction and in the territory of a “man-made disaster” during a foot march.

A feature of the exercise was the training of air reconnaissance of the NBC situation. To accomplish this task, the specialists on the Mi-8 helicopter took air samples to study the dose of gamma radiation using the IMD-21 device.

As part of the exercise, the chemists of the Western Military District performed about 100 introductions of the full range of NBC protection tasks, including in the conditions of active combined arms combat. In order to cover the movement of allied troops and their own positions from high-precision weapons, the specialists of the RChBZ deployed large-scale thermal smoke curtains.

In total, over 500 specialists in the radiation, chemical and biological protection of the Western Military District took part in the exercise, about 120 units of weapons, military and special equipment were involved.

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