NBC Troops set over 60 sq km of smokescreen at Vostok 2018 maneuvers
In order to conceal troops at the training ground during th Vostok 2018 maneuvers, the NBC Troops of the Eastern Military District set over 60 aq km of smokescreen.
NBC units of the Eastern Military District set smokescreens to conceal command posts and pillboxes. They are arranged in areas where troops maneuver and at critical ground facilities.
The smokescreens are created in a static position and by TDA-3K smoke vehicles and RPZ-8h smoke fields control equipment.
The Vostok 2018 maneuvers have kicked off in the territory of the Far East and Pacific Ocean water zones on September 11-17 in accordance with the Russian Armed Forces under the leadership of the General of the Army Sergei Shoigu.
Military command and control units, troops of the Eastern and Central military districts, forces of the Northern Fleet, Airborne Troops, long-range and military transport aviation of Aerospace Forces will be involved in the maneuvers.
In total, some 300,000 servicemen will take part in maneuvers, more than 1,000 aircraft, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles, up to 36,000 tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers and other vehicles, up to 80 ships and support vessels will be involved.