Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

09/23/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/23/2021 07:14

The active phase of the Peace Mission – 2021 exercise of the SCO military personnel has started at the Donguz training ground

23.09.2021 (11:00)

In the Orenburg region, the active phase of the anti - terrorist exercise of the military personnel of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Peace Mission-2021 has started at the Donguz training ground. The crews of Su-34 fighter bombers, Su-25 attack aircraft of Russia and Kazakhstan carried out bomb attacks on the mock enemy.

Two links of Russian Su-34 multifunctional fighter-bombers, Su-25 attack aircraft, as well as one link of Su-25 attack aircraft of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan are involved in the drawing of the episode. The crews carried out bomb attacks on control points, clusters of military equipment, warehouses and other important objects, using high-explosive fragmentation bombs. The actions of aviation were supported by crews of 152-mm self-propelled artillery installations Msta-S and multiple rocket launchers Grad.

After aviation and artillery strikes, servicemen from Belarus, India, Kazakhstan, China and Russia defeated detachments of mock militants. Then the airborne units of Belarus, India, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Pakistan captured a favorable line for a subsequent attack.

The exercise Peace Mission-2021 takes place from September 20 to 24 at the Donguz training ground under the leadership of the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin. Military personnel from Russia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Belarus are taking part in it.