Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

09/28/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/28/2020 06:13

Air defense crews of the army corps of the Baltic Fleet arrived at the Kapustin Yar training ground in the Astrakhan region

28.09.2020 (13:55)

Crews of the air defense forces and the air defense command post of the army corps of the Baltic Fleet are preparing to perform training shooting and missile launches at the Kapustin Yar range in the Astrakhan region.

As part of the planned exercises, the military personnel will work out the destruction of mock enemy aircraft from the 'Strela-10' anti-aircraft missile system and the 'Tunguska' anti-aircraft gun and missile system.

Within the framework of tactical exercises with live shooting, which will last in the Astrakhan region for several weeks, about 150 soldiers of the Baltic Fleet motorized rifle formation will improve their skills.