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The plan for the combat training of the troops of the Western Military District (ZVO) in 2021 has been fully implemented, the goals of training personnel have been achieved.

In the past academic year, in the course of training the command and control bodies of formations and military units of the Western Military District, more than 50 command-staff exercises were conducted, of which 45 were on the ground.

“The main task of training the troops (forces) of the Western Military District in the ended academic year was to carry out qualitatively all planned measures aimed at increasing the achieved level of training of military command and control bodies, headquarters, tactical groups and subunits, taking into account the introduction of new training methods. In formations and military units equipped with a unified tactical command and control system (ESUTS), all exercises were conducted only with their use, ”said the commander of the Western Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Zhuravlev.

The main efforts were aimed at preparing troops (forces) for the main event of the year in operational and combat training – the joint strategic exercise of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus “West-2021”. In the course of it, all the tasks were successfully solved.

“When preparing troops with formations and military units, about 50 tactical (special tactical, flight, test tactical) exercises were held, which is 17.5 percent more than last year,” added Alexander Zhuravlev.

Compared to last year, it was possible to achieve a 4.5 percent increase in the average score for conducting battalion tactical exercises.

More than 800 exercises were conducted with units of the combat arms in the “company-battery” and “battalion-division” link. 14 were highly rated, 463 were good, 332 were satisfactory. The quality of training increased by 3.5 percent.

Vocational training in the district was organized taking into account the combat experience of modern armed conflicts. At the same time, special attention is paid to the training of officers using the funds of the ESUTZ. Compared to the last year, the growth of the estimated indicators is noted by 2.4 percent.

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