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The 22nd Army Corps of the Southern Military District (SMD), stationed in the Crimea, will be replenished with a missile division. This was announced by the commander of the Southern Military District, General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov.

“We will strengthen the 22nd Army Corps stationed in the Crimea, forming a missile division in its composition,” said the commander of the Southern Military District.

The army general also recalled that in 2022 the formation of the 19th and 20th motorized rifle divisions as part of the 58th and 8th armies will be completed. At the same time, one more motorized rifle regiment and a tank battalion will be formed in their composition.

In addition, in 2022, the 415th training center for training junior specialists will be deployed to its full strength in the Southern Military District, which will provide planned training for more than 5,000 drivers, gunners and driver mechanics in the interests of combined arms formations of the Southern Military District and units of the coastal troops of the Black Sea Fleet and Caspian flotilla.

“We will complete the creation of two divisions this year, forming in their composition another motorized rifle regiment and a tank battalion, this will increase the combat capabilities of the district,” the commander said.

In 2020, the 19th motorized rifle division was re-formed in the Southern Military District, and in 2021 the first stage of the formation of the 20th motorized rifle division was completed.

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