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The delegation of the Airborne Forces went to Havana to get acquainted with the preparation of the Cuban special forces

A group of servicemen from the Russian Airborne Forces departed for Cuba to familiarize themselves with the training of special forces and intelligence units of the republic’s armed forces, reports MIC with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Defense.

“During the five-day visit, Russian military experts, in addition to familiarizing themselves with the training of military personnel of a foreign state, will consult with the Cuban side on the participation of the military personnel of this country in the upcoming International Army Games in 2016 on the territory of the Russian Federation”, Says today's release.

It is reported that the delegation was headed by Commander Vladimir Shamanov.
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  1. Ajent cho
    Ajent cho 16 November 2015 18: 03 New
    As far as I understand, special forces are very different, including - on a climatic component. Ours needed experience in operations in hot and humid climates?
    1. Baikonur
      Baikonur 16 November 2015 18: 04 New
      This is great! We must begin to gain a foothold in Cuba specifically! From a small, slowly, and then it can reach the bases of the airborne forces and naval forces and strategic missile forces, etc. reach! Right under the nose of the USA! Dashing trouble began! Happy! soldier

      PS: Cuba is an old friend who is better than the new two! (Russian proverb)
      1. St Petrov
        St Petrov 16 November 2015 18: 05 New
        there the trail has already been trodden by our experts during the Cold War.

        Судя по интервью отставников с группы "В" ЦСН - со спецназом на кубе все впорядке. Нашим было чему поучиться.

        Everything new is well forgotten old. (with)

        1. Black Colonel
          Black Colonel 16 November 2015 18: 14 New
          Была когда-то передача, как в советское время наши спецы ездили поучиться стрельбе из пистолета у "какого-то никарагуанца". По воспоминаниям одного из них, "...нашу спесь сразу сбило то, что мы увидели в его исполнении."
          1. cniza
            cniza 16 November 2015 19: 57 New
            Learning is always good.
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        2. wandlitz
          wandlitz 16 November 2015 18: 56 New
          there the trail has already been trodden by our experts during the Cold War.
          It’s just those specialists who previously went there at a respectable age, but now it's time for the young to train ...
        3. Civil
          Civil 16 November 2015 19: 21 New
          SPEAK AND WRITE that the Cubans saw in Syria!
      2. Angro Magno
        Angro Magno 16 November 2015 18: 30 New
        I believe this is being done in preparation for the operation in Nicaragua. Or maybe the Cubans will raise it. It will even be easier.
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    2. 79807420129
      79807420129 16 November 2015 18: 07 New
      It's a good thing, the Cubans were excellent warriors and they have something to adopt and we have something to learn from them.
      1. mirag2
        mirag2 16 November 2015 20: 53 New
        take root, settle about staying in Cuba !!!! No options!
    3. vodolaz
      vodolaz 16 November 2015 22: 15 New
      I visited Cuba a couple of times and still want to)
      1. Alexey Boukin
        Alexey Boukin 16 November 2015 22: 28 New
        Or is it better to conduct joint exercises in Cuba?
    4. Geisenberg
      Geisenberg 16 November 2015 22: 56 New
      Quote: Ajent Cho
      As far as I understand, special forces are very different, including - on a climatic component. Ours needed experience in operations in hot and humid climates?

      Apparently an exchange of tactics is planned: D For example, I am pleased to think that our Cubans are taught how to storm the cities occupied by the enemy: D
    5. Monetniy
      Monetniy 17 November 2015 09: 34 New
      Also thought about it
    6. Lexa-149
      Lexa-149 17 November 2015 10: 21 New
      Even if you don’t need to, but to have knowledge and develop tactics applicable to our special forces, oh, how it is!
  2. Strezhevchanin
    Strezhevchanin 16 November 2015 18: 06 New
    Nothing, this is now called))) well done!
  3. S-cream
    S-cream 16 November 2015 18: 07 New
    Five days, six nights? wink

    What can be learned in 5 days? Who should be scooped from whom, in fact?

    I am inclined to the fact that just specialists from the Russian MTR are taken out for training in real conditions that cannot be found in Russia. Jungle, tropics, all things ...
    1. demo
      demo 16 November 2015 18: 14 New
      A correctly asked question contains 50% of the answer to it.

      What can be learned in 5 days? Who should be scooped from whom, in fact?

      It was just a re-location.
      Shamans, just like that, I would not go there.
    2. Black Colonel
      Black Colonel 16 November 2015 18: 16 New
      Exchange of experience is necessary, especially in such specific climatic conditions. good
    3. padded jacket
      padded jacket 16 November 2015 18: 21 New
      It is very good that our country finally remembered Cuba, the Cubans are good and persistent warriors who are very nice to our country, despite its betrayal on our side during the time of Yeltsin and his gang of different Chubais and Gaidars.
      The army of Cuba is armed of course very poorly, but the equipment is in very good condition despite its age and many of its developments:

    4. avia1991
      avia1991 16 November 2015 23: 04 New
      Quote: S-cream
      Who should be scooped from whom, in fact?

      Кубинские "коммандос" - одно из лучших подразделений спецназа в мире. В советское время они были, как "затычка в каждой дырке", в которую влазил СССР.
      Общался с одним ветераном ангольской войны - он высказывал восторженные отзывы об этих ребятах. И когда наши транспортники садились в Анголе, летуны признавались, что спокойно спали только тогда, когда во внутреннем кольце охраны были кубинцы: они без детальной проверки ни одного местного "маршала" не пропускали, а диверсантов "гасили" на подступах, а не "по факту".
      So, I think OUR THEM has something to learn.
      And I think that those commentators who suggest that there was a need for our landing, after the Arctic, to master the peculiarities of action in tropical latitudes are right wink
  4. marinier
    marinier 16 November 2015 18: 11 New
    Hello dear!
    So you will bring amers to a heart attack.
    Probably after this news all the east coast of the United States, added red
    Hazard level.
    So ached RUSSIAN GO.
    That nakarkali on his Bosko.
    Do not wake famously (RUSSIA) while it is quiet !!!
  5. yuriy55
    yuriy55 16 November 2015 18: 11 New
    Airborne flies to Cuba
    From the Russian side.
    If only they didn’t play too much,
    If only there was no war ...
  6. 31R-US
    31R-US 16 November 2015 18: 25 New
    The base there will be Russian.
  7. lukke
    lukke 16 November 2015 18: 25 New
    It is nice to read about innovative ideas and their implementation of at least one state husband in the country! and doubly pleased that he was in uniform. But Chubais and others like him, let him continue to smoke quietly aside, if he is remembered in Russia, then I hope only with obscenities.
  8. Terrible_L.
    Terrible_L. 16 November 2015 18: 29 New
    their test gear! laughing
    1. mav1971
      mav1971 16 November 2015 18: 48 New
      Quote: Scary_L.
      their test gear! laughing

      this photo is probably 30
  9. Proud.
    Proud. 16 November 2015 18: 43 New
    В гости к "Чёрным осам"!
  10. Alagez
    Alagez 16 November 2015 18: 47 New
    In the case when someone will have to run away from a country such as a backup airfield
  11. For Courage
    For Courage 16 November 2015 19: 13 New
    It's high time to answer the abrams in the Baltic states!
  12. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 16 November 2015 19: 22 New
    "Калибры" легко размещаются в стандартном морском контейнере. И отследить такую "закладку" невозможно, в отличие от времён "Карибского кризиса".
    And it’s clear that the special forces will guard these containers. So the guys went to look around on the ground. This is me, for example. Maybe so, let's go hang out, the girls in Cuba, they say, fire!
    1. cherkas.oe
      cherkas.oe 16 November 2015 23: 40 New
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      the girls in Cuba say fire!

      Very - fire. repeat good drinks soldier
  13. muhomor
    muhomor 16 November 2015 20: 12 New
    Shaman Exotics laughing lacks?
  14. moskowit
    moskowit 16 November 2015 20: 34 New
    Judging by the level of leadership of the delegation, the documents should be signed quite significant. And meetings with the leadership of the Cuban parallel structures will be at a high level. This is evidenced by the short duration of the visit. Learning will come later. The colonels will agree about it ...
  15. da Vinci
    da Vinci 16 November 2015 21: 58 New
    During the USSR, GRU and Alpha special forces actively exchanged experience in Cuba, Nicaragua, Vietnam, and other friendly countries. This was described in the memoirs of the heads of these special services. bully
    1. lukke
      lukke 16 November 2015 23: 04 New
      Полосу "Ос" (был такой "аттракцион" у амиго) с первого раза не могли пройти ребята из Управления "В", а это не рядовые десантники...
  16. Dinko
    Dinko 17 November 2015 03: 51 New
    The Cubans are strong guys, it’s time to learn from them. Our military men who served in Cuba have always respected the Cubans as fighters.
  17. Zaurbek
    Zaurbek 17 November 2015 08: 07 New
    I envy business travelers: Rum, cubes, sea .... In between.
  18. sokudo
    sokudo 17 November 2015 13: 37 New
    While in Cuba, I came across several young officers (mostly the Airborne Forces) who were resting on vacation several times. It was always surprising that the MO really paid so well that the guys have enough money to stay with their family in Cuba in 4-5 * hotels.