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In the Krasnodar Territory, during the joint Russian-Pakistani exercise “Friendship-2021”, engineering and assault units of the Southern Military District (YuVO), together with Pakistani special forces, carried out an assault on a building using the latest OVR-3Sh demining kits.

In the first days of the exercise, the units underwent assault training, studied the actions of the assault group during the assault and clearing the premises using the latest OVR-3Sh demining kits and AK-12 Kalashnikov assault rifles.

The guests from Pakistan showed particular interest in the tactics of the Russian assault units and the demining kit. The kit is designed to equip assault units of engineering troops performing tasks to support combat operations of combined arms units in urbanized terrain.

OVR-3SH includes equipment of the maximum degree of protection, an assault knife, a multifunctional sapper’s knife, an armored shield and a set of means for providing emergency access to the building.

The set includes 8 suits of “Reid-L-Shturmova” combat protective equipment. The weight of one suit is 25 kg.

The exercise at the Molkino training ground will last until October 9; about 200 servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan are taking part in it.

The purpose of the exercise is to exchange experience between special forces units, gained in the course of modern combat operations.

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