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The Ivanovo Guards airborne formation undergoes an annual certification of personnel for admission to parachute jumps from various types of aircraft and helicopters of military transport and army aviation.

The test in the main subject of training in the Airborne Forces is one of the most difficult and responsible. In the course of its delivery, the paratroopers must, in 45 minutes, accurately lay the main and reserve parachutes – D-10 and Z-5, respectively.

Further tests are taking place at the airborne complex, where the paratroopers need to demonstrate their single paratrooper training. It consists in the ability to correctly put on and adjust the parachute system, to secure the equipment. Instructors also evaluate the actions of a paratrooper in an airplane (helicopter), when separating from him and in the air when descending, as well as when landing in various conditions.

In total, over the past period of 2021, the paratroopers of the Ivanovo formation performed about 30 thousand parachute jumps from various types of aircraft and helicopters and dropped about 130 units of weapons, military and special equipment.

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