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At the Burduny training ground in the Republic of Buryatia, an active phase of tactical exercises with a tank formation from the Eastern Military District began. In total, more than 1,000 military personnel take part in the events, about 250 units of weapons and military equipment are involved.

Within the framework of the bilateral tactical exercise, it is planned to use the tactics used in modern armed conflicts, including “tank swing”, “Syrian shaft”, “tank carousel”.

UAV crews and the crews of modern T-72B3 tanks will operate in a single system with the transmission of target designations for live fire to each tank.

At the first stage of the practical part of the exercise, the servicemen of the air defense tank formation will work out mobile defense.

From the air, fire support will be provided to the tankers by Su-30cm multipurpose fighters of the 4+ generation, Su-25 Grach attack aircraft, Mi-24 Krokodil attack helicopters. To destroy the group targets of the conventional enemy at maximum range, it is planned to use the Uragan MLRS and the Akatsia self-propelled gun.

In order to destroy sabotage groups, a tactical landing by Mi-8amtsh helicopters is envisaged in the rear of the conditional enemy.

Particular attention during the exercise will be paid to the issues of modern combat in unfamiliar terrain, organization of interaction, fire control of regular and attached units, improving the skills of firing from combat vehicles in motion, performing individual and group missions.

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