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The personnel and military equipment of the Ulyanovsk Guards Airborne Assault Formation of the Airborne Forces returned to the point of permanent deployment after participating in the joint strategic exercise West-2021, which took place at the Mulino training ground in the Nizhny Novgorod region.

A military echelon with paratroopers arrived at the Cherdakly railway station in the Ulyanovsk region. The paratroopers were met by representatives of the command of the formation, veterans of the Airborne Forces, relatives and friends of the military personnel. The vocal-instrumental ensemble “Combat Brotherhood” performed before the paratroopers.

“During the exercise, the servicemen demonstrated the skills they had acquired in routine combat training sessions during the academic year, and demonstrated close cooperation on missions on the battlefield,” said the commander of the guard battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Ivan Yarovenko.

In total, about 1,700 servicemen of the Ulyanovsk Separate Guards Airborne Assault Formation, about 40 units of fourth-generation BMD-4M airborne assault vehicles, more than 10 units of special vehicles ” Sarmat-2 “and more than 100 helicopters of the army aviation.

The return of equipment and troops to the points of permanent deployment after participating in the exercise is planned until mid-October.

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