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The battalion tactical groups of the motorized rifle unit of the 49th combined-arms army of the Southern Military District (YuVO) worked out combat training missions of a defensive theme as part of heterogeneous tactical groups at the Opuk combined-arms training ground in the Crimea.

The actions of the commanders of battalion tactical groups at command posts were checked by the commander of the Southern Military District, Army General Alexander Dvornikov.

The Commander of the Southern Military District appreciated the effectiveness of unconventional approaches to the use of tactical groups of combat arms in the process of changing the operational situation of the bilateral exercise.

“The battalion commanders competently disposed of the attached air defense, electronic warfare and remote influence equipment of the engineering troops in order to effectively cover and ensure the survivability of the defending troops,” General of the Army A. Dvornikov noted.

Reminding the officers of saving personnel, weapons and equipment, the commander of the Southern Military District clarified the procedure for the use of units of various types of troops, depending on the tasks and data about the enemy.

Taking into account the combat experience of modern armed conflicts, tank, motorized rifle and artillery units, including highly mobile motorized rifle companies on armored personnel carriers and helicopters, operate at the basis of the tactical groups of the Southern Military District. To ensure survivability, tactical groups of combat arms are involved, in particular, electronic warfare, air defense, chemical protection, engineering troops, unmanned aircraft crews, anti-tank, sniper and medical units.

The exercise is conducted as part of a bilateral command-staff exercise for command and control of the district troops in the South-Western strategic direction under the leadership of the commander of the Southern Military District.

The command post is attended by formations and military units of the Southern Military District, as well as units of military bases in Abkhazia, Armenia, South Ossetia, as well as part of the forces of the Black Sea Fleet, the Caspian Flotilla, which will work out practical actions in the waters of the Black and Caspian Seas.

In total, about 8 thousand servicemen were involved in the practical actions of the command and control squad at 25 training grounds of the Southern Military District, about 350 units of weapons and military equipment from the combined arms armies, air force and air defense formations, formations and units of the combat arms and special forces of district subordination, the forces of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian flotillas.

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