Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

09/18/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/18/2019 05:30

Electronic warfare units cover command posts from missiles and reconnaissance within Tsentr 2019 maneuvers

18.09.2019 (02:10)

Specialists of the electronic warfare units of the Central Military District started deploying, disguising and protecting field mobile command posts as part of the preparation and conduct of Tsentr 2019 maneuvers.

At the training grounds of the Central Military District, EW units cover their own command posts and important industrial facilities.

Crews of CMD EW units protect field command post, communications, launching sites of missile systems, interfering with missile guidance systems and mock enemy aircraft.

In a special order, the countermeasures of the mock enemy unmanned aircraft are tested.

In total, more than 1,000 electronic warfare specialists from the Central Military District and more than 300 pieces of special equipment are involved in the maneuvers, including the unique ground-based systems Krasuha-S4, Krasuha-2.0, Zhitel and Borisoglebsk.

Tsentr 2019 maneuvers is held from September 16 to 21 at the training grounds of Adanak, Totsky, Donguz, Chebarkul, Aleyskiy, Yurga, Ashuluk, Safakulevo, in the territory of the Russian Federation and in the Caspian sea. Episodes of the fight against illegal armed groups will be also conducted at the training grounds of partner states according to separate plans.

Military command and control units and troops of the Central Military District, the Caspian Flotilla of the Southern Military District, part of the forces of the Eastern Military District, the Airborne Troops, long-range and military transport aviation of the Aerospace Forces are involved in the maneuvers, as well as military contingents of People's Republic of China, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of India, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Uzbekistan.

In total, Tsentr 2019 maneuvers involve about 128,000 servicemen, more than 20,000 pieces of weapons and military harware, about 600 aircraft and up to 15 ships and support vessels including 12,950 servicemen (military personnel of the Russian Federation up to 10,700, foreign states up to 2,250 people), up to 250 tanks, about 450 infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers, 200 artillery systems and MLRS will be involved in practical actions of troops at Donguz, Totsky, Adanak training grounds in the European part of the Russian Federation.

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