October 21 army units stationed on the Kuril Islands, rose at the signal training and combat anxiety and have resulted in the increased readiness in the framework of the final inspection of the Eastern military district (TSB) for the year 2016, according to the defense Ministry. A large-scale test comes amid persistent rumors about the desire of Japan to finally agree on the Kuril Islands.
First, all military personnel have to pass individual exams in the core disciplines of combat training, including firing, tactical, special and other types, as every commander will have to demonstrate skills samples of standard weapons and military equipment of their units.
In conclusion, the reviewer will assess the actions of the troops and the commander’s training during the tactical and special tactical exercises, a plan which provides combat shooting group sea targets with the use of jet systems of volley fire “Hail” and drones “Orlan-10″, the report said. How many troops will be involved in these exercises, the Agency does not specify.
18 Oct similar final annual test with large-scale exercises began in the Central military district (CVO). It’s part of the maneuvers the alarm was raised more than 20 thousand soldiers stationed in Western and southern Siberia. They made marches to landfills where it started complete tactical and firing exercises, the defense Ministry said.
In this test, which will last five days, and involved motorized rifle, tank, artillery units, the crews of the Tolmachevo air base, the battalions of antiaircraft missile systems s-300 and s-400, special forces, as well as specialists in all types of collateral. The military will work out all types of military actions from exercises to defence and attack, after which the command will assess the combat readiness of the units.
On the same day in the Arctic started bilateral tactical exercises on land and coastal troops of the Northern fleet in the framework of the final events of combat training for the 2016 academic year. Their goal is to work out the elements of the cast formations of ground and coastal forces of Sunflora in higher degree of readiness and nomination of places of permanent deployment in designated areas, as well as joint actions to repel the attacks of reconnaissance and sabotage groups imaginary enemy, to conduct air defense, as well as actions when using the opposing weapons of mass destruction, reported the press service of the fleet.
In the first half of September passed the strategic command and staff exercises “Caucasus-2016″, which involved more than 12 thousand soldiers. Maneuvers were held on the grounds of the southern military district and in the waters of the Black and Caspian seas. During the exercise was marked by an unprecedented number of intelligence flights near Russian borders on the Black sea.
On August 25, the President and Supreme commander Vladimir Putin announced the sudden check of combat readiness of the armed forces, which affected the southern, Western and Central military districts and the Northern fleet, the Military space forces (VKS) and airborne troops (VDV).
Also at the end of August on the 18 polygons of the North Caucasus and southern Russia were the encampment of Russian troops, rocket troops and artillery. In them took part more than 11 thousand people and more than 2.2 thousand units of weapons and military equipment. Dissatisfaction with the activity expressed Georgia.
In the middle of the same month the CVO held joint exercises of aviation and air defense forces. The crews of fighter-interceptors MiG-31 and Sukhoi su-24 regiments stationed in the Urals and Western Siberia, to drill was relocated in Perm Krai.
Meanwhile, in Egypt, from 15 to 26 October is the first ever joint Russian-Egyptian anti-terror exercises “Defenders of friendship – 2016″, which attracted more than 500 servicemen of the units of the airborne troops and the airborne troops of Egypt.