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5 polygons and 3 sea. Shoigu announced the timing and scale of the exercise "Vostok-2018"

The active phase of the large-scale “Vostok-2018” maneuvers will take place from 11 to 17 in September at 5 polygons and in the 3 water area of ​​the seas, reports RIA News The message of the Minister of Defense Sergey Shoigu.

5 polygons and 3 sea. Shoigu announced the timing and scale of the exercise "Vostok-2018"

The minister said that the active phase of the exercise will take place on five combined-arms ranges, four ranges of the Air Force, in the waters of the Sea of ​​Okhotsk, the Bering Sea and the Sea of ​​Japan.

According to him, in preparation for the Vostok-2018 maneuvers, a sudden comprehensive check of the troops of the Central Military District, Eastern Military District, and Northern fleetas well as far aviation and airborne.

Currently, military units deployed on unfamiliar polygons and work out combat training tasks.

In turn, the aircraft completes flights to the maximum distance with refueling in the air and landing at operational airfields; the ships conduct combat maneuvering and carry out combat shooting, Shoigu added.

The Vostok-2018 exercise will involve about 300 thousand troops, more than a thousand aircraft, helicopters and UAVs, up to 80 ships and auxiliary fleet vessels, up to 36 thousand armored vehicles.

It is expected that the maneuvers will be visited by Vladimir Putin.

As the press secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov, said, Putin will attend the exercises after participating in the Eastern Economic Forum, whose work will take place from 11 to 13 in September in Vladivostok.

Peskov noted that units of the Chinese army will take part in the Vostok maneuvers this year.
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Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

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  1. Observer2014
    Observer2014 6 September 2018 08: 21
    The active phase of large-scale Vostok-2018 maneuvers will be held from September 11 to September 17
    In the color of recent events and reports that the offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is scheduled for September 14. This is the last argument not to do it as I understand it recourse
    1. mirag2
      mirag2 6 September 2018 08: 50
      Looking broadly, the Ukrainian Armed Forces are only local instruments, many of which are now being used. In the United States, the aircraft from Dubai was quarantined in the US, a plane from Dubai was quarantined. Out of 500, a hundred people are suspected of having bubonic plague. Maybe this is part of the exercises that are now Virginia and Indiana are conducting, or maybe the so-called. "false flag" -type 09.11.2011.
      Press Secretary for NYC Mayor's office says "Health officials are processing tests now to determine the cause. Symptoms still pointing to the flu." A spokesperson for the NYC Mayor's office says: “Health officials are now reviewing tests to determine the cause. The symptoms are still indicative of an airborne infection. "
  2. bessmertniy
    bessmertniy 6 September 2018 08: 24
    The 11th Eastern Economic Forum will be held in Vladivostok from 13 to 4, at which Vladimir Putin is scheduled to negotiate with the leaders of several countries. Maneuvers will increase the level of the WEF and the credibility of the agreements and decisions that will be made at it. hi
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  4. Guron
    Guron 7 September 2018 19: 20
    A curious shot at the top of the article.
    Is this a BMP-2 with a 2 mm 28A73 "Thunder" gun?
    1. Sweetheart
      Sweetheart 7 September 2018 19: 44
      Quote: Guron
      Is this a BMP-2 with a 2 mm 28A73 "Thunder" gun?

      then BRM 1 ....