MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
During the exercise, servicemen of the engineering unit of the 41st Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District (CVD) organized a crossing of the Yenisei River for artillery units of a mountain motorized rifle formation stationed in the Republic of Tyva.
According to the plan of the exercise, military engineers made a march to the designated area to organize the crossing of units on self-propelled howitzers “Nona-SVK” and armored vehicles “Tiger”. The servicemen carried out engineering reconnaissance along the route of the equipment, determined the place where the equipment was ford, measured the speed of the river in the zone of rifts, the coastline was checked for the presence of explosive devices. Also, specialists from the engineering troops performed work on equipping the congress, ensuring the safe transfer of military equipment to the other side. In addition, to mislead the imaginary enemy, military engineers organized a false crossing, which was located at a considerable distance from the main one.
The exercise with engineering units of the 41st Combined Arms Army took place in the Republic of Tyva as part of a final check over the summer training period, more than 500 servicemen were involved in it, over 40 units of military and special equipment were involved.
Earlier, the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, said that in October, as part of a control check of troops during the summer training period, more than 10 large exercises with the participation of large formations, formations and military units of the Central Military District will be held at training ranges in Bashkiria, Udmurtia, Tuva, and Kemerovo , Novosibirsk, Orenburg, Samara, Sverdlovsk and Chelyabinsk regions.
The 41st Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District is deployed in the Novosibirsk, Kemerovo Regions, Altai Territory and the Republic of Tyva. It includes motorized rifle, artillery formations, air defense, communications, radiation, chemical and biological defense troops.
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