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More than 300 servicemen of the reconnaissance units of the mountain motorized rifle formation of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in Karachay-Cherkessia have begun practical training in mountain training using the latest equipment.

During the training, the scouts will improve their skills in overcoming rocky terrain of varying complexity using the climbing equipment that has recently entered the unit.

In total, the mining unit received about 50 sets of modern equipment. Each set of equipment includes more than 80 items: snowshoes, ice axes, mountain and rock hammers, harnesses, ropes, climbing tents, sleeping bags, alpine skis, suits, boots, backpacks and other belongings necessary to perform tasks in difficult mountainous terrain …

Also, the servicemen will practice the skills of conducting reconnaissance and search activities in mountainous terrain, and will study methods of arranging shelters in conditions of various forms of mountainous terrain. They will also be trained in high-speed shooting and reconnaissance in the mountains and woodlands.

The scouts will acquire the skills of survival and safe behavior in mountainous terrain under conditions of oxygen starvation, learn how to use climbing equipment, navigate the terrain on the map and move in azimuth, and equip crossings across mountain rivers and gorges.

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