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The active phase of the Selenga-2017 exercise began in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia

In the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, an active phase of the Russian-Mongolian teaching "Selenga-2017" began, reports press office Eastern Military District.

The active phase of the Selenga-2017 exercise began in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia

At the Zuunbayan training ground, a joint grouping of troops worked on the fight against illegal armed groups. From the Russian side, combat shooting conducted calculations of the BM-21 “Grad” multiple launch rocket systems. Shooting took place on special targets that imitate lightly armored vehicles of conditional armed illegal formations. In turn, the Mongolian servicemen carried out the cover of positions from reconnaissance drones of the conditional enemy with the help of mobile anti-aircraft installations
- said in a statement

For the first time since 2008, the Selenga joint military exercise is taking place in the difficult climatic conditions of the Gobi Desert. From the Russian side, the tactical group of the All-Arms Association of the VBO deployed in the Republic of Buryatia participates. The servicemen are working out joint actions in the fight against conditional illegal formations. In total, more than one thousand military personnel and about 200 units of combat and special equipment take part in the maneuvers.
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  1. oleg-gr
    oleg-gr 6 September 2017 11: 16
    "... on special targets that mimic lightly armored vehicles of conventional armed illegal groups."
    It can be assumed that these were the Hammers.
    1. siberalt
      siberalt 6 September 2017 11: 25
      Really in Gobi found oil? belay
      1. Yngvar
        Yngvar 6 September 2017 11: 54
        There are plenty of minerals and more valuable oil in Mongolia. Uranium, molybdenum, various rare metals ...
      2. tiredwithall
        tiredwithall 6 September 2017 11: 55
        Quote: siberalt
        Really in Gobi found oil?

        No, they are looking for the grave of Genghis Khan. Whoever finds it doesn’t need oil.
      3. HEATHER
        HEATHER 6 September 2017 14: 29
        Found. Topazes, diamonds. The main thing is uranium. It's time to return to Mongolia. There is no end there. The sun isn’t very good there. But they can’t be hardy. They can walk for a couple of days without water and in a quick march. complaining.
    2. Salad
      Salad 6 September 2017 11: 56
      Quote: oleg-gr
      It can be assumed that these were the Hammers

      not allowed. The Mongols carry out all exercises with the Americans too.
  2. novel66
    novel66 6 September 2017 11: 27
    Why is China not hysterical? not afraid chtoli?
    1. Black Colonel
      Black Colonel 6 September 2017 13: 20
      And what, MPR threatened to capture the Celestial Empire?
      Ndya, served there urgent in the early 80's, harsh climate. The town of Choir was called. By train halfway between Ulaanbaatar and the Chinese border.
      1. novel66
        novel66 6 September 2017 14: 27
        so, it seems, and we are not threatened, and Europe is hysterical.
      2. Mood Ozvon
        Mood Ozvon 6 September 2017 23: 11
        And against whom are these teachings real? Against China? Where did the illegal gangs come from? How would the Chinese take offense? Why do the Mongolia army in general? They only border with us and China, in case of war with either of these two countries, Mongolia will lose instantly.