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As part of the joint tactical exercise “Defenders of Friendship-2021”, paratroopers from the two countries practiced the landing of airborne units from the “Casa S-295” aircraft of the military transport aviation of the Air Force of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Russian paratroopers and soldiers of the paratrooper unit of the Egyptian armed forces, having made a practical landing from a height of over 3,500 meters, secretly advanced to the communications center of illegal armed formations (IAF) and destroyed it.

Together with a group of special forces of the Egyptian paratroopers of Egypt, using guided parachute systems MS-5, Russian scouts landed on special-purpose parachute systems “Arbalet-1” on the territory of the designated object, where, having destroyed the security posts from the air, they mined it and destruction.

The combined unit worked out the tactics of conducting ambush operations in desert terrain, followed by the mining of a section of the road and the destruction of the automobile convoy.

Then there was a training in close combat by a consolidated unit in an urban setting, in which Russian and Egyptian paratroopers blocked and cleared a conditional settlement from illegal armed groups.

In total, from the Airborne Forces of Russia and the paratroopers of the armed forces of the Arab Republic of Egypt in the exercise “Defenders of Friendship-2021”, which takes place from 17 to 29 October this year on the basis of the paratroopers of the Arab Republic of Egypt, a consolidated unit is involved with a total number of more than 500 servicemen, as well as the Il-76md aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces and the S-130 Hercules, Kasa S-295 and the Chinook heavy military transport helicopters of the Egyptian Air Force.

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