"The army included the Kantemirovskaya tank and Taman motorized rifle divisions, as well as a number of other formations and units," the release says.
“The arsenal consists of the main battle tanks T-72B3, T-80, combat vehicles of infantry BPM-2, as well as more than 130 names of other types of military equipment and modifications. This year, the 1 th Guards Tank Army under the command of Major General Alexander Chayko will have to spend over 1,5 thousands of battle firing units, platoons, company and battalion tactical exercises, as well as planned combat training activities, ”reported the press service.
It is noted that "the army teams will also have to take part in various competitions from the program of the Army International Games, including in the" Tank Biathlon "and" Suvorov Onslaught ".
On Friday, at the board of the Ministry of Defense, Alexander Chaiko was awarded the personal standard of the army commander.