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The joint exercise of the Airborne Forces and the military transport aviation began

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The units of the two airborne assault divisions of the Airborne Forces (Airborne Forces) of Russia were raised by alarm as part of a joint tactical flight exercise that began today with one of the units of the Military Transport aviation (ВТА) ВКС, reports the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation


The units and formations of the Airborne Forces deployed in the Pskov Region, Krasnodar and Stavropol Territories were given the highest levels of combat readiness.

The joint exercise of the Airborne Forces and the military transport aviation began


At present, units of the Novorossiysk Airborne Assault Division (Mountain) carried out 200-kilometer marches, arrived in waiting areas near the loading airfields, where they began to work out the tasks of preparing personnel for landing.
- said in a statement

According to the plan of training troops for the 2017 year, a joint exercise of units and formations of the Military Transport Aviation and the Airborne Forces is planned to move troops over long distances with a parachute landing on unfamiliar landing sites.
—The acting deputy Russian airborne forces commander for airborne training, Colonel Mikhail Osipenko, declared.

It is noted that more than 30 crews of IL-76 aircraft performed the redeployment from deployment airfields to operational airfields in the Krasnodar Territory as part of the upcoming exercise. During the redeployment, the BTA crews traveled from 500 to 2000 kilometers.

In total, more than 50 units of aviation equipment of military transport, fighter, bomber and special aviation will be involved in the exercise.
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Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
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  1. Berber
    Berber 25 October 2017 10: 18 New
    +4
    I recalled the teachings of the United States in Germany, when they got humvees from the sky. laughing
    1. SERGE ANT
      SERGE ANT 25 October 2017 10: 27 New
      +3
      Okay, enough ............. We also didn’t open the parachutes with the Guys .....................
      1. Berber
        Berber 25 October 2017 10: 53 New
        +3
        We had no such rain from armored cars. That's for sure.
  2. askme
    askme 25 October 2017 10: 36 New
    +2
    ABOUT! Two air assault divisions are not a joke. This has not happened in modern history .... Are they training for the Middle East? ... Or for Kiev and Odessa ....?)
    1. NKT
      NKT 25 October 2017 11: 55 New
      +1
      Not divisions, but divisions of 2 divisions
      1. askme
        askme 25 October 2017 15: 01 New
        0
        Simultaneous landing of 2,5 thousand people. Under the cover of the Su-35, with the preliminary bombing of the Su-34 landing zone and so on ... This was not the case in New Russia ...
  3. Alexey-74
    Alexey-74 25 October 2017 11: 14 New
    0
    And how many paratroopers are involved? How many equipment, I think the author needs to describe these teachings in more detail.