The main stage of joint command and staff exercises with units of the armed forces of Russia and Tajikistan ended at the Harbmaidon training ground in 15 km from the border with Afghanistan. The military personnel of the two armies worked out the issues of planning, command and control during a joint operation to combat illegal armed formations, taking into account the experience of military operations in Syria. About two thousand servicemen and more than 400 units of equipment took part in practical actions monitored by Lieutenant-General Alexander Lapin, commander of the Central Military District forces, and Minister of Defense of the Republic of Tajikistan, Colonel-General Sherali Mirzo.- said Col. Yaroslav Roshchupkin, assistant commander of the Central Military District (CVO).
It is noted that in the course of the exercise, joint special operations raid-search operations were worked out with the subsequent use of reconnaissance-strike complexes.
According to the identified targets, strikes were made by the Hurricane, assault reactive systems aviation and helicopters. Conditional militants were blocked by guided minefields and finally defeated by motorized rifles with the support of armored vehicles- added to the press service
Earlier it was reported that the Russian Su-25CM attack aircraft, deployed in Tajikistan, launched missile strikes against contingent fighters during training exercises, firing more than 100 unguided aircraft rockets.