MIL-OSI Russia: The ranks of the formations and military units of the Airborne Forces will replenish more than 3 thousand servicemen during the autumn draft of this year


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During the fall of 2021, the conscription of citizens for military service, the first representatives of the military units left for the recruiting offices of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation to select recruits who will subsequently serve on conscription in the Airborne Forces.

“During the autumn conscription of 2021, which will last until December 31 of this year, we expect the arrival of more than 3 thousand servicemen of the newly arrived replenishment at the formations and military units of the Airborne Forces,” said Colonel Dmitry Satarov.

In addition, Dmitry Satarov noted that conscripts will replenish the ranks of all formations and military units of the Airborne Forces, from Ussuriysk to Pskov and Feodosia, with the exception of the Ulyanovsk separate guards airborne assault unit, which is completed exclusively by military personnel undergoing military service under contract …

More than 1000 recruits will be trained at the 242 training center (training of junior specialists of the Airborne Forces) in Omsk, after which, in the spring of 2022, they will receive certificates in the specialties “gunner-operator BMD-2, BMD-4M, BMP-2” , “Driver-mechanic BMD-2, BMD-4M, BMP-2”, as well as communications specialists, artillery and other military specialties that are required in the Airborne Forces.

Also, about 30 conscripts will undergo training at the Central Base of Airborne Equipment and Property in Kolomna, Moscow Region, which, upon completion of training, in the spring of next year, will be sent to the troops as specialists in the repair and maintenance of parachute devices and parachute systems.

All servicemen arriving in the troops have a health fitness category “A”, which allows them to perform military service in all types and branches of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, without restrictions.

Of the entire conscript contingent sent by military commissariats for military service on conscription to the Airborne Forces, more than 300 conscripts were trained in DOSAAF of Russia in the specialty “vehicle driver” with category “C”, also more than 300 drivers of category “C”, from number of conscripts, were trained in other institutions, and about 100 conscripts were trained in other specialties, including locksmith, milling machine operator, turner, tractor driver, cook, paramedic and others.

Also, the head of the organizational and mobilization department of the headquarters of the Airborne Forces explained that in connection with the current epidemic situation, upon arrival of servicemen to military units, all necessary preventive measures will be taken with them without fail.

In the future, the arrived personnel are accommodated on the territory of the military unit in a special point. This point is equipped in a separate building, provided with a supply of protective medical masks and disinfectants. For recruits, three daily thermometry will be organized for 14 days. These days, the personnel will undergo a medical commission and an in-depth psychological examination.

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