MIL-OSI Russia: Air defense crews of the Western Military District arrived at the Kapustin Yar training ground for missile launches

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

The calculations of formations and military units of the air defense of the Western Military District have completed marches to the interspecific training ground Kapustin Yar, where they will conduct combat missile launches.

The day before, the servicemen loaded military equipment and property onto railway platforms. As part of the military echelons, they overcame more than 1.5 thousand km and made a cross-country march to the assembly point at a distance of more than 80 km.

Upon arrival in the designated areas, the air defense units took up combat training duty to cover objects with the conduct of combat missile launches.

About two thousand servicemen and about 300 units of military equipment, including the S-300, Buk-M3, Tor-M2 and Osa anti-aircraft missile systems, were involved in the planned event of combat training for the summer training period.

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