Units of the 1st Tank Army of the Western MD conduct marching to Belarusian ranges in course of the Zapad 2017 exercise
Units of the Western military district involved in the Zapad 2017 exercise started redeploying personnel, armament, military and special hardware to Belarusian ranges.
After the alert call, servicemen of the tank formation arrived to the embarkation station. The personnel will conduct combined marching to the ranges of the Republic of Belarus.
On arriving to the assigned area, they will start improving cooperation within the regional force grouping.
The troops are to operate at unfamiliar ranges.
In course of the exercise the Russian tank crews together their Belarus counterparts are to practise cooperation and comprehensive support, modern application approaches to application of formations in combat against illegal armed formations and hostile sabotage groups.
The exercise is to be held on 14-20 September on the territories of the both countries under the direction of the Russian and Belarusian Chiefs of Staff.