In the Orenburg region, air defense exercises were completed, at which military personnel of the district (CVO) first worked out the use of a defense in depth system to combat cruise missiles and drones. This was reported by the press service of the Central Military District.
Speaking to reporters, the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, said that the air defense exercises were held at the Donguz training ground in the Orenburg region. In total, 22 tactical and command post exercises were conducted during the field exit. More than 10 thousand military personnel and 1,2 thousand pieces of equipment took part in them.
During the field exit of the air defense forces of the district (...) they worked out the use of defense in depth against cruise missiles, attack drones and other air attack means (...) separation was carried out not only in range, but also in height due to the combined use of different types of anti-aircraft missile systems and systems in selected areas
- said the commander.
The press service said that the integrated air defense system included subsystems of reconnaissance, control, anti-aircraft missile fire, electronic warfare and aerosol countermeasures. The exercises used anti-aircraft systems "Buk-M2", "Shell-S", "Tor-M1", "Tunguska", the S-300, S-400 systems and others.
The experience gained during the exercises will be introduced into the curriculum of air defense units in the summer period of training.