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Military engineers of the Airborne Forces annually carry out the tasks of clearing the area from explosive objects in battlefields during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.

In total, in 2021, mobile demining teams of the Airborne Forces neutralized more than 15 thousand explosive objects, checked and cleared over 254 square meters. km.

In November 2021, sappers-paratroopers from the Pskov Guards Airborne Assault Unit discovered an anti-personnel minefield during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 while clearing the area of ​​the Sebezhsky District.

In the course of painstaking work, more than 800 mines of the 1941 model were neutralized and disposed of.

The paratroopers annually, in accordance with incoming applications from the administrations of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, provide assistance in eliminating the consequences of ice drifts and floods.

In order to fulfill these tasks, special mobile detachments are created in formations and military units for the spring period. A group of demolition workers has been trained in each compound, capable of explosively protecting bridges and other hydraulic structures from the negative factors of ice drift.

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