Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

09/11/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/11/2019 06:51

Slavic shield 2019 joint Russian-Serbian air defenсe exercise will be held in the Astrakhan region for the first time

11.09.2019 (00:01)

In the Astrakhan region, on the basis of the Centre for Combat Training and Combat Use of the Aerospace Forces, Slavic Shield 2019 joint Russian-Serbian air defence exercise will be held for the first time.

The exercises involve the crews of anti-aircraft missile and radio-technical troops of the Russian Air Force and Air Defence of the Air Force and Air Defence of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Serbia, S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile and gun systems, and radar stations.

During the practical part, the participants of the exercise will have to repel a massive air strike of a mock enemy and practice practical launches at the Ashuluk training ground.