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For the first time, tactical groups of engineering units of the 150th motorized rifle division of the Southern Military District (YuVO) performed tasks in the interests of the commanders of motorized rifle and tank regiments during a bilateral tactical exercise. A large-scale combat training event is being held at the Kadamovsky training ground in the Rostov region as part of the final check for the 2021st academic year. More than 3.5 thousand servicemen and about 400 units of military equipment are involved on both sides.

Engineering units provided passages in conventionally mined areas of the terrain for the advancement of armored vehicles of battalion tactical groups. In addition, at the stage of maneuvering defense of a motorized rifle regiment, engineering assault tactical groups captured the concrete shelters of the conditional enemy, using remote demining means.

Also, the participants in the bilateral exercise actively used various means of fire destruction as part of reconnaissance and fire and strike complexes. Sniper groups, units with anti-tank weapons, rocket and self-propelled artillery, armored vehicles equipped with AGS-17 “Flame” grenade launchers and 2B14-1 “Tray” mortars operated on both sides.

The training battle involved T-72B3 tanks, BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles; from the air, military aviation helicopters Mi-35 and Mi-28N, Su-25SM3 attack aircraft and Su-24M bombers provided fire support.

The final check of the troops of the Southern Military District (YuVO) is aimed at increasing the level of combat and operational training of troops and forces of the military district, improving the forms and methods of conducting exercises, exercises and training, taking into account the evolving situation within the boundaries of responsibility.

According to the decision of the commander of the Southern Military District, General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov, the integrated commissions will assess the ability of the commanders of subunits, military units and formations in making non-standard decisions in modern combat conditions, their ability to manage attached tactical groups of combat arms.

The main activities of the final check, in accordance with the requirements of the commander of the Southern Military District, will be carried out in a bilateral format at 25 combined-arms training grounds located on the territory of 14 constituent entities of the South of Russia, as well as at the military bases of the Southern Military District in Transcaucasia – in Abkhazia, Armenia and South Ossetia.

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