Military Review

Airborne troops conduct exercises in the Crimea

At the Opuk proving ground in the Crimea, a tactical exercise began with an air assault battalion of the Novorossiysk regiment of the Airborne Forces (VDV), reports press office Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

Airborne troops conduct exercises in the Crimea

It is reported that "during the implementation of combat training activities, paratroopers marched to the area of ​​the exercise, where they began a thorough reconnaissance of the area to determine the nature of the actions of the mobile groups of the conditional enemy."

In the implementation of further actions, the Airborne Troops will work out various methods of combat using regular infantry weapons and complexes with unmanned aerial vehicles,
says release.

To take control of the most important objects, the “blue berets” will land a tactical assault force, “which at the final stage of the event organizes a series of ambushes on the escape routes of the enemy’s conditional groups”.

The practical actions of the paratroopers will be supported by regular mortar batteries of a separate battalion and aviation Southern District.

More than 300 military personnel were involved in the event, about 50-ti combat vehicles were involved.

It is noted that the doctrine is planned, it will end on March 15 with a stage of combat shooting in defense.
Photos used:
RIA Novosti / Press Service Airborne / Igor Rudenko

Subscribe to our Telegram channel, daily additional materials that do not get on the site:

Dear reader, to leave comments on the publication, you must sign in.
  1. Russia
    Russia 14 March 2018 15: 22
    And more movies about this for Ukraine.
    1. san4es
      san4es 14 March 2018 18: 47
      Quote: Rusland
      And more movies ...

      hi ... So far, only from last March
  2. Zomanus
    Zomanus 14 March 2018 23: 55
    I think that the soldiers will stay in the Crimea after the exercises.
    Before the election, and maybe a little longer.
    To prevent stupidity from the Sumerians.
  3. Hiller
    Hiller 15 March 2018 00: 28
    Troops are learning - that's good!
  4. Olddetractor
    Olddetractor 15 March 2018 01: 50
    Quote: Zomanus
    I think that the soldiers will stay in the Crimea after the exercises.

    Yes, there are enough of them for such matters, for example. Not to mention the Marines