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The personnel and equipment of the Stavropol Guards Airborne Assault Regiment of the Novorossiysk Mountain Formation of the Airborne Forces returned from the Arab Republic of Egypt, where they took part in the joint Russian-Egyptian tactical exercise “Defenders of Friendship – 2021”.
For two weeks, the paratroopers of the two countries improved their skills of joint actions against a common conventional enemy.
These days, more than 500 military personnel were solving complex tasks to counter illegal armed groups and eliminate the terrorist threat in some parts of Egypt.
“Today, the personnel who took part in the exercise returned to the point of permanent deployment, showing excellent combat skills and a high level of training,” said Colonel Gennady Vinnik, chief of staff for the leadership of the exercise from the Russian side. the experience of leading subordinates in the course of solving various tasks in any conditions of the situation, but also allows you to get acquainted with the tactics and methods of combat work of foreign colleagues. “
Guards Colonel Gennady Vinnik also added that the tasks facing the leadership of the exercise and the consolidated unit, during the practical development of the bilateral exercise, were successfully solved.
The paratroopers have new, even more complex tasks ahead, which they will have to solve with honor.
The joint Russian-Egyptian tactical exercise “Defenders of Friendship” is being held for the fifth time this year.
For the first time, Russian and Egyptian paratroopers worked out joint tactical actions near the city of Alexandria in the Arab Republic of Egypt in 2016.
In 2017, a joint exercise was held in the Krasnodar Territory on the basis of the Novorossiysk Guards Airborne Assault Mountain Formation of the Airborne Forces.
In 2018, in Egypt, participants in a joint exercise honed their skills at the paratrooper training ground near Cairo.
In 2019, for the first time, servicemen of the special operations forces of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus took part in joint exercises. The exercise took place at the Dubrovichi training ground of the Tula Guards Airborne Force in the Ryazan Region.
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