MIL-OSI Russia: Servicemen of the Southern Military District during the exercise eliminated the saboteurs near Volgograd

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

In the Volgograd region, at the Prudboy combined arms range of the Southern Military District (YuVO), the duty unit, together with the military police unit, destroyed a sabotage and reconnaissance group (DRG) of a simulated enemy in an attempt to attack the command post of a motorized rifle formation during a large-scale command post exercise (KShU).

According to the plan of the exercise, the saboteurs, in the role of which were the servicemen of the reconnaissance unit of the Southern Military District, attempted to infiltrate the command post of the formation in order to mine key objects and disrupt the operation of the communications system.

Having discovered the saboteurs, the security servicemen of the control points, together with the military police units, instantly repelled the attack and blocked the AWG of the imaginary enemy. To create a tactical background, imitation tools were used, including smoke bombs and blank ammunition.

In order to test the combat effectiveness of formations and military units, the command of the Southern Military District has involved in command and control over 50 sabotage groups from among the special forces.

“Ensure the massive use of sabotage groups during the entire period of the command post exercise in order to check the security of command posts of formations and military units, as well as the defense system of battalion and company tactical groups in the field and at points of permanent deployment,” ordered the commander of the Southern Military District General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov.

The command post is attended by formations and military units of the Southern Military District, as well as units of military bases deployed in Abkhazia, Armenia, South Ossetia, as well as part of the forces of the Black Sea Fleet, the Caspian Flotilla, which will work out practical actions in the waters of the Black and Caspian Seas.

In total, about 8 thousand servicemen were involved in the command post with the associations and formations of the Southern Military District, about 350 units of weapons and military equipment from the combined-arms armies, air force and air defense formations, formations and units of the combat arms and special forces of district subordination, the forces of the Black Sea Fleet and Caspian flotilla.

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