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Tankers of the Southern Military District worked underwater

Tankers of the Southern District worked on the landfill in the Rostov region forcing a water barrier along the bottom of the reservoir, the role of which was performed by an artificial pool of five depths and 100 meters wide, reports Rossiyskaya Gazeta with reference to the district press service.

Tankers of the Southern Military District worked underwater
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“Over 250 military personnel from North and South Ossetia, Chechnya and Dagestan, as well as about 40 units, were involved in combat training exercises tanks T-90A and modernized T-72BM, ”the message said.

"In zero visibility conditions, the driver was guided by the instruments and had to drive the car along the bottom without shifting gears, stops and sharp turns," said the press service.

It is noted that “driving military equipment under water is one of the most difficult elements of combat training of tankers. The crew should take into account the peculiarities of the coastline, the bottom, the depth and speed of the current, moving with zero visibility on the instruments. ”

The exercise also worked out the actions of rescuers "during the evacuation of the crew from a conditionally submerged tank."

In addition, during training, "tankers were trained to move along the bottom with a breathing apparatus," in case you have to cling the cable to a towing vehicle to evacuate equipment to land.

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  1. K-50
    K-50 7 July 2016 16: 27
    Tankers of the Southern District worked at the training ground in the Rostov Region forcing a water barrier along the bottom of a reservoir

    study military affairs this way !! good
  2. pts-m
    pts-m 7 July 2016 16: 29
    Something in the video exclamation disappeared .... "carefully, do not crush the fish" ... and the periscope is not visible.
  3. Observer2014
    Observer2014 7 July 2016 16: 33
    AU! Professor where are you?! I want to ask a question. Can a "merkava" do that? "Abrams? Video if you can throw it off.
    Here is the Korean "black panther" can. True, there is a whole ritual at least
    1. Gray brother
      Gray brother 7 July 2016 17: 15
      They really tried.
    2. Cat man null
      Cat man null 7 July 2016 17: 25
      Quote: Observer2014
      And the "Merkava" can do that?

      “She needs this vitally.” Israel and its environs - because there are a lot of rivers ... and lakes there, as in that Karelia fool
      1. Observer2014
        Observer2014 7 July 2016 18: 11
        Cat man null you first not Professor.And secondly, the public wants to know if "Abrams" and "Merkava" can force the river into a ford. So at what depth. And if you have nothing to say about this, then do not get involved in the conversation fool
        1. Cat man null
          Cat man null 7 July 2016 18: 25
          Quote: Observer2014
          Cat Man Null you're not a professor first

          - Of course, I am not a professor. But this is not a reason for me to poke all kinds of .. nedomarshaly negative

          Quote: Observer2014
          And if you have nothing to say about this ...

          - there is. Merkava Mk4 does not have an ATV. Therefore, the bottom can not ride request

          Which, by the way, is understandable - Merkava is imprisoned for a specific theater, where swamps, rivers, lakes and other water ... are not provided.

          Somehow yes
  4. 7 July 2016 17: 08
    Nevertheless, our tankers are very highly skilled specialists both in driving tanks and firing from tank weapons !!! good
    1. CTPEJIKuH
      CTPEJIKuH 7 July 2016 17: 28
      Soooo specialists, soooo arrows .... Especially in the tank biathlon you can see when they can’t hit the target. Even on the upgraded T72B3. Well, you can still recall the shame of the T80 in Greece .... or Iraq.
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  5. Oml
    Oml 8 July 2016 03: 52
    It's time to introduce the anaerobic plant. But every joke has a fraction of a joke.