In two regions of the Russian Federation started the regimental exercises paratroopers

Today, two regimental exercises took place in the Airborne Forces, in which the 76 military personnel of the assault assault division (Pskov) and the 98 airborne division (Ivanovo) took part, reports press office Ministry of Defense

In two regions of the Russian Federation started the regimental exercises paratroopers

“A total of more than 5000 military personnel and about 900 units of military and special equipment are involved in command and staff exercises. Within the framework of the exercises, over 2,5 thousand military personnel and 20 units of military and special equipment will be parachuted. For the transfer and landing of airborne units will be involved in more than 20 aircraft Il-76 military transport aviationwhich will operate from the Kresty airdromes (Pskov) and Ivanovo-Severny airdrome (Ivanovo), ”the release said.

Exercise on the ground will last until October 10.

It is reported that in the course of training, “paratroopers will practice practical combat readiness issues with the withdrawal of subunits to airfields, the transfer of subunits and military equipment by air, landing of IL-76 parachute paratroopers to the rear of the enemy enemy, forcing water obstacles, the conduct of air assault and parachute units of maneuverable defense and the conduct of combat shooting, both during the day and at night.

The main stages of the exercise with the divisions of both compounds will be held from October 5 to October 7 at the testing grounds in Ivanovo, Pskov, Kostroma and Yaroslavl regions.
  • Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
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  1. +2
    3 October 2016 09: 02
    How nice to read the news about the exercises! As they say It’s hard in learning - easy on a trip !!! Forward Landing !!!
    1. +5
      3 October 2016 09: 07
      This should be an everyday job. Successes.
  2. VP
    3 October 2016 09: 10
    Five thousand is quite large
  3. +1
    3 October 2016 09: 19
    So that the fifth point would shrink at the sight of the teachings of the winged infantry.
  4. PKK
    3 October 2016 09: 39
    The Estonian Armed Forces, let them feel the difference between nature attacks and a large-scale display of the revenue of the Airborne Forces. I wish the troops weak wind and regular operation of the equipment.
  5. +1
    3 October 2016 10: 04
    At the same time, the exercises of our airborne forces in Egypt are being held.
    It looks like a preliminary "climate change" in the event of the American plan "B".
  6. +1
    3 October 2016 10: 55
    I remember the exercises in the USSR, Kazakhstan, the march with the equipment to the train, loading, the devil knows by train where to an unfamiliar area. All for real. The only thing is, they forgot to give the paper that we are conducting exercises))). One group (DDR, served in 106 ORB), burned down by local residents. The guys went to eat in a village, went out, the border guards stand with weapons and offer to surrender)))). They took for saboteurs, for a long time then explained, different departments)
  7. 0
    4 October 2016 01: 52
    And we are already in the deep rear of a potential partner. There are few of us, but there are. This we also used to practice short. Now far away)))

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