They (RF) have shown that they still have really effective means of electronic warfare. They demonstrated a lot of action with the participation of drones,Hodges said in an interview with Defense News, commenting on the teachings of "West-2017."
They confirmed that we assumed that their conduct of hostilities was still based on long-range missiles and rocket artillery,he noted.
According to the general, also during the exercise, Russia "tested a new system of command and control and troop control, which the United States intends to analyze in order to understand how effective it is."
Recall, the strategic exercise “Zapad-2017” was held in Belarus and Russia from 14 to 20 September. More than 12 thousand soldiers were involved in the training, about 680 units of equipment were involved.