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On August 11, in the Volgograd region at the Caustic chemical plant, an interdepartmental special exercise Zashchita-2020 will be held in preparation for the strategic command-staff exercise Kavkaz-2020.

According to the plan of the exercise, specialists of the radiation, chemical and biological (RCB) defense troops of the Southern Military District (YuVO) localize a technological accident at the plant with depressurization of the chlorine storage facilities.

Specialists of the NBC protection troops, together with other security agencies, will work out a wide range of measures for aerosol countermeasures.

During the exercise, measures will be taken to alert the population, to strengthen control of the radiation background, and points for the issuance of personal protective equipment will be organized. At the border of the dangerous zone, radiation control posts will be set up to check for the presence of radioactive particles on clothing and equipment.

More than 400 servicemen of the Southern Military District, other power structures and civilian personnel of the plant will take part in the exercise. About 160 units of special equipment will be involved, including new promising weapons, a control and distribution mobile station, a universal special treatment station, a complex for aerosol disinfection, etc.

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