MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
September 30 marks the 10th anniversary of the formation of the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s rescue military units.
The number of formations today exceeds 7 thousand specialists. Subdivisions are located in 10 regions of Russia.
Currently, large-scale pyrotechnic works are carried out by forces of the formations on the territory of the Republic of Crimea and the hero city of Sevastopol. Specialists are searching for and neutralizing dangerous objects left over from the Great Patriotic War in the fortress of Kerch, on the sunken motor ship Jean Jaures and in other parts of the peninsula – this year, about 15 thousand explosive objects have been found. In total, over 34 thousand explosive objects, including more than 2.5 thousand aerial bombs, were discovered and neutralized by the department’s consolidated pyrotechnic detachments in 2020. During the year, specialists cleared the territory with a total area of over 147 hectares.
Units of rescue military formations trace their history from military units and organizations of civil defense forces and are designed to protect the population and territories, material and cultural values from the dangers arising during the conduct of hostilities or as a result of these actions, as well as in the event of natural and man-made emergencies , including outside the Russian Federation.
During the existence of the units, the personnel took part in many operations to eliminate the consequences of various accidents and disasters both in our country and abroad. Rescue military units are regularly involved in emergency rescue operations when dismantling rubble, providing comprehensive targeted assistance to the population in eliminating the consequences of spring floods, and extinguishing large wildfires. In addition, rescuers directly eliminate the consequences of an accident.
The personnel of the rescue military units are high-level professionals. They regularly improve their skills and are ready to help people at any moment.
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