Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

11/09/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/09/2018 09:27

NBC Defence units use flame-throwers at special exercises near Volgograd

09.11.2018 (12:01)

Units of NBC Defence regiment of the Southern Military District, stationed in the Volgograd region, conducted a special tactical exercise at the Prudboy training ground.

Flame-throwing units using RPM-A Shmel rocket-propelled flamethrowers and RPM-PFM long-range flamethrowers easily destroyed armored targets and manpower of mock enemy.

The NBC intelligence servicemen operating RHM-6 vehicles performed reconnaissance in order to identify safe areas and routes for troops to move, and special units conducted decontamination of military and special equipment.

In field conditions, NBC protection specialists have practised installation of areal and linear smokescreens on the latest TDA-2K and TDA-3 vehicles received by the NBC Defence Troops this year.

More than a hundred servicemen took part in the special exercise, as well as more than 30 pieces of special equipment of the NBC Defence regiment.