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The exercise, in which more than three thousand servicemen of the 2nd Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District (CVO) are involved, started at the Donguz training ground in the Orenburg region. These are the largest maneuvers in the final check of the Central Military District.

On alarm in the Samara and Orenburg regions, a communications brigade was raised, as well as the missile and artillery formations of the 2nd Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District. They made a combined 400 km march to the Donguz training ground. Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, commander of the Central Military District, will observe the main stage of the major exercises.

The created group of forces will practice practical actions to control missile strikes and artillery fire. During the exercise, live firing from missile systems, multiple launch rocket systems, self-propelled and towed howitzers, artillery cannons and mortars will be performed. In total, about 600 units of military equipment are involved, including the Iskander-M operational-tactical missile system.

Earlier, the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, said that more than 10 large exercises with the participation of associations, formations and military units of the Central Military District are being held in October as part of a control check of the troops.

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