04.11.2011 Combat training launch of the PC-12M Topol missile from the Plesetsk cosmodrome Photos by V. Savickiy
31.10.2011 Drill of the special purpose unit of the Western Military District on the «Path of the scout» Photos by O. Balashova
20.10.2011 Tactical exercise of the Western Military District missile formation at the range in the Leningrad Region The exercise is the scheduled training activity for missile formations and artillery of the District.
14.10.2011 Visit to the 5th Motorized Rifle Brigade by the Commander of the Army of the Armed Forces of Ukraine The Ukranian military delegation visited the Motorized Infantry Brigade’s disposition, attended a drill, observed the museum of the glorious unit and the exhibition of the armament, military vehicles and equipment.
11.10.2011 Military engineers of the Baltic Fleet conducted a special tactical drill Culmination of the Separate Naval Engineer Battalion’s drill was a launch of the elongated warhead at a distance of 200 meters by means of the reactive engine.
30.09.2011 The final phase of the Centre-2011 strategic exercise The special operation to eliminate terrorist groups was conducted at the Chebarkul range.
30.09.2011 Forced river crossing by the Guards airborne regiment during the regiment's tactical exercise
27.09.2011 Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation observed the Centre-2011 strategic exercise (Photo by Vadim Savitsky)
23.09.2011 During the Centre-2011 exercise the Russian-Kazakh landing troops captured a springboard on the Caspian coast
22.09.2011 During the strategic Centre-2010 exercise there was a massive missile strike on the objects of the conditional enemy at the Kapustin Yar range Photos by «Komsomolskaya Pravda»
21.09.2011 Fulfilment of the training combat tasks during the second phase of the Shield of the Union-2011 exercise
18.09.2011 At the Shield of the Union-2011 exercise the United Staff of the regional group of troops (forces) decided to send into battle units of the 20th Army of the Western Military District Units that got involved in practical activities arrived at the Gorochovetsky range and started to prepare for combat activities on repulsing an attack of the conditional enemy.
18.09.2011 At the Union Shield-2011 exercise aircrews of the Russian and Belarussian Air Forces started to fulfil common tasks according to the joint plan Multi-role aircrafts Su-34, Mi-28N and Ka-52 are used for the first time for fulfilment of combat tasks at the exercise of such level.
17.09.2011 Field camp of the motorized rifle unit of the Central Military District during the Union Shield-2011 exercise
16.09.2011 Training practical activities on the territory of the «Navator» complex on sending fuel to the Military District troops during the special exercise of the Rear Service of the Armed Forces (the city of Yekaterinburg)
16.09.2011 Practical activities on major repairs of the military machinery and armament in the 144th tank repair factory during the special exercise of the Rear Service of the Armed Forces (the city of Yekaterinburg)
16.09.2011 Demonstration of the Railway Troops' activities during the special exercise of the Rear Service of the Armed Forces (the city of Yekaterinburg)
16.09.2011 Missile firing on the surface target by the Redut and Rubezh coastal missile defence systems Firing was carried out by the separate coastal missile and artillery brigade of the Eastern Military District.