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A special exercise with the forces and means of material and technical support of the collective forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will be held for the first time on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan from 18 to 23 October. Earlier, the Echelon exercise took place on the territory of Russia.

The exercise will work out the issues of material and technical support of the Collective Rapid Reaction Forces of the CSTO, involved in the destruction of detachments of terrorist formations that invaded the territory of a member state of the CSTO.

More than 500 servicemen of the logistical support units of the armed forces of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Tajikistan will be involved in practical actions.

The basis of the Russian contingent in the exercise will be the servicemen of the logistical support units of the 201st military base. More than 400 people in total.

Earlier, the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin said that in October, on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan, near the border with Afghanistan, three joint exercises with the military contingents of the CSTO member states will be held: “Interaction”, “Search” and “Echelon”, to which more than 2.7 thousand servicemen and over 500 pieces of equipment will be involved.

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