Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

10/20/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/20/2020 02:59

At the Burduny training ground in the Republic of Buryatia, an active phase of a tactical exercise with an air defenсe tank formation begins

20.10.2020 (08:26)

At the Burduny training ground in the Republic of Buryatia, an active phase of tactical exercise with a tank formation from the Eastern Military District began. In total, more than 1,000 military personnel take part in the events, about 250 units of weapons and military equipment are involved.

Within the framework of the two way tactical exercise, it is planned to use the tactics in modern armed conflicts.

UAV crews and the crews of modern T-72B3 tanks will operate in a single system with the transmission of target designations for live firing to each tank.

From the air, the servicemen will be supported by Su-30sm multipurpose fighters of the 4+ generation, Su-25 Grach attack aircraft, Mi-24 Krokodil attack helicopters. To destroy the group targets of the mock enemy at maximum range, it is planned to use the Uragan MLRS and the Akatsia self-propelled artillery gun.

In order to destroy sabotage groups, a tactical landing by Mi-8AMTSH helicopters is envisaged in the rear of the mock enemy.

During the exercise, special attention will be paid to the issues of modern combat in unfamiliar terrain, organization of interaction, fire control of regular and attached units, improving the skills of firing from combat vehicles in motion, and performing individual and group missions.