Tactical drills with motorized rifle units starts in Buryatia, Eastern Military District
Live firing in course of tactical drills with units of the motorized rifle formations of the Eastern Military District started at a Burduny specialized training complex in course of the control check of winter training in the Republic of Buryatia.
Servicemen were alerted and marched to the assigned area, where they took up defensive positions. Crews of T-72B tanks, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, crews of Grad and Uragan MLRS, servicemen of artillery units with the use of barrel artillery of various calibers, including Msta howitzers, will suppress the superior forces of the mock enemy.
Crews of Shilka anti-aircraft systems and electronic warfare systems will cover units from air strikes; special attention will be paid to the fight against drones of mock enemy.
Crews of Mi-8AMTSh, Mi-24 helicopters and Su-25 attack aircraft of the army aviation of the district will provide air support.