Western MD missile brigade is put on combat alert in course of command-and-staff exercise
Missile brigade of the Western military district locating in the Ivanovo region has been alerted in course of a command-and-staff exercise.
Units of the formation are marching to assigned areas in order to practice controlling rocket strikes with electronic missile launches of the Iskander-M tactic missile complex.
The servicemen will perform NBC protection and camouflaging tasks as well as repel strikes of reconnaissance and sabotage groups of the conditional enemy.
More than 500 servicemen and up to 50 pieces of armament and military hardware will be involved in the exercise.