MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the suburbs of Moscow, at the Alabino training ground, as part of a control check over the summer period of training, a tactical exercise of motorized rifle units of the Taman division of the Western Military District took place to repel the offensive of the superior forces of the simulated enemy.
About 400 servicemen of motorized rifle units took up defensive positions to conduct live firing from small arms of armored personnel carriers BTR-82A and BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles. The main task of the subunits was to contain the attack of the mock enemy manpower until the approach of support for tank subunits and aviation.
During the exercise, the servicemen completed the tasks of organizing defensive positions in an unprepared area, camouflaging weapons and military equipment.
The exercise involved more than 100 pieces of weapons, military and special equipment in service with the Taman motorized rifle division of the ZVO tank association, as well as over 1,000 servicemen.
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