MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
At the Sosnovy Bor training ground in Buryatia, a tactical exercise with a battalion tactical group of a separate guards airborne unit from Ulan-Ude ended. The combat training event was conducted under the leadership of the commander of the guard unit, Colonel Denis Shishov.
In addition to airborne assault units, reconnaissance, anti-aircraft missile, anti-tank, engineer, flamethrower, artillery, medical and repair units of the formation were involved in the exercise.
“The purpose of the exercise is to test the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of commanders and staffs of all levels in the organization of landing and combat, as well as command and control of units when performing combat missions in a difficult, rapidly changing environment,” said Colonel Denis Shishov of the Guard.
In addition, during the exercise, the commanders improved their work in defining and setting tasks for subordinate and attached units, and also gained practice in organizing the use and effective management of unmanned aerial vehicles together with artillery and air defense units as part of a reconnaissance and fire corps with maximum use their capabilities.
With the receipt of a signal to bring to the highest degree of readiness, the personnel of the units of the formation completed all the required measures and moved on standard equipment to the Vostochny take-off airfield near Ulan-Ude, after which they began to prepare equipment and personnel for the landing.
The next day, the forward detachment from reconnaissance and airborne assault subunits, having made a landing in the specified area, blocked and destroyed the mock enemy in the conditions of active operations of illegal armed formations (IAF).
By conducting reconnaissance and search operations in the depths of the territory controlled by the illegal armed group, the forward detachment disrupted supplies, and also destroyed the personnel and bases of the illegal armed groups.
Using the results achieved by the forward detachment, the main forces of the battalion tactical group numbering more than 300 servicemen and three units of military equipment (BMD-2 airborne combat vehicle), having made a maneuver on the ground and air, followed by landing, captured an advantageous line and held it in direct contact. with a conditional opponent.
In the future, by conducting a defensive battle and holding the captured line, the paratroopers established control in the zone of responsibility, ensured the legal regime and actions of the troops of the National Guard and internal affairs bodies in the conditions of active operations of illegal armed groups.
In total, more than 600 military personnel were involved in the exercise, about 150 units of military and special equipment were involved.
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