MIL-OSI Russia: The paratroopers of the Ussuriysk Airborne Forces captured the command post of the mock enemy as part of a check check during the winter training period


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In the course of a tactical exercise, which took place as part of a control check during the winter training period conducted by a commission of the General Staff in the Primorsky Territory, units of the Ussuriysk separate guards airborne assault formation, conducting airborne assault operations, captured the command post of a simulated enemy and captured an advantageous line at the Sergeevsky training ground near Ussuriysk …

Having made a maneuver in a combined way from the concentration area to the specified area, a reinforced air assault battalion with attached anti-aircraft missile, anti-tank, engineer-sapper, flamethrower, artillery and sniper units, as well as electronic warfare, UAV, technical, logistical and medical support units, airborne assault operations captured the command post of the conditional enemy.

Subsequently, the units of the formation, having made a maneuver on standard equipment in the specified area, worked out tactical actions to capture a profitable line, with a stage of live firing from small arms (AK-12 machine guns, Pecheneg machine guns), as well as 12.7-mm large-caliber machine guns “Kord”, automatic grenade launchers AGS-30, hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers RPG-7D and rocket infantry flame throwers RPO-A “Bumblebee”, supported by a battery of 122-mm howitzers D-30, after which they held him until the main forces approached.

The reconnaissance of the object of the mock enemy was carried out by the calculation of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) “Orlan-10”, which transmitted reconnaissance data to the monitors of the control point in real time.

“During the exercise, the educational goals were to assess the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of commanders of all degrees in organizing and conducting air assault operations, to improve their work in defining and setting tasks for subordinate and attached units, to test tactical skills in managing units using new forms and ways when performing tasks “- noted the commander of the Ussuriysk separate guards airborne assault formation, guard Colonel Alexander Kornev,” In addition, during the exercise, the battalion command gained practice in organizing the use and effective management of army aviation units and UAV crews, together with artillery units and air defense as part of a reconnaissance and fire complex in a single control system, as well as in countering the use of attack UAVs by the enemy. The objectives of the exercise have been achieved. The subunits of the formation coped with the assigned tasks, ”the commander of the formation emphasized.

In total, more than 500 military personnel, about 150 units of military and special equipment, 5 Mi-8AMTSh transport and combat helicopters and a pair of Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters are involved in the exercise.

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