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Servicemen of the Central Military District (CVD) arrived at the Fakhrabad training ground to participate in a joint exercise of special forces, internal affairs bodies, state security, ministries and departments for emergency situations and drug control of the Collective Rapid Response Force (CRRF) of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) ) “Cobalt-2021”.

Servicemen on armored personnel carriers BTR-80 and armored vehicles “Tiger” made a 45-kilometer march from Dushanbe to the Fakhrabad training ground. On the march, the servicemen worked out the issues of convoy combat security, overcoming conditionally contaminated areas of the terrain, repelling an attack by sabotage and reconnaissance groups and strikes by “enemy” aircraft.

In the course of practical actions, Russian military personnel, together with colleagues from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, will work out the planning and conduct of an operation to destroy militants, acting as part of the special forces of the CSTO CRRF.

The Russian military contingent in the exercise is represented by servicemen of the special forces unit of the Central Military District and the reconnaissance battalion of the 201st military base. In total, about 60 servicemen and 10 units of military equipment will be involved from the Russian side, including 2 Mi-8MTV5-1 helicopters of the air group of the 201st military base.

The exercise will take place from 17 to 19 November at the Fakhrabad training ground in the Republic of Tajikistan.

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