Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

10/09/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/09/2019 14:07

Laos Military Delegation arrives in Chita for final planning conference on Laros 2019 Joint exercise preparetion

09.10.2019 (14:07)

A delegation of the Lao People's Army will arrive in Chita next week to host the final planning conference on the preparation of the first ever Laros 2019 joint Russian-Lao tank exercises.

During the four-day visit, the Russian delegation, led by the commander of the Trans-Baikal region, Major General Roman Kutuzov, together with foreign colleagues will discuss issues of sending the Russian contingent to Laos, transferring weapons and military equipment for the duration of the exercise.

It is also planned to approve the scenario and dates, as well as the composition of the management bodies of the joint exercise. Cultural and leisure activities are planned for guests.

The first Russian-Laotian tank exercises will be held in Laos in December 2019. Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, will be presented by servicemen of the motorized rifle formations of the Eastern MD, stationed in the Trans-Baikal Territory.

It is planned that during the exercise, the servicemen of the tank divisions of the two countries will exchange experience on the procedure for preparing military equipment and its use in wooded and marshy and mountainous areas, and will work out tactics for joint action in the jungle.