Military personnel of the Southern Military District and the Ministry of Defence of Abkhazia conducted a joint tactical exercise in the mountains and on the sea coast
Military personnel of the Russian military base, together with representatives of the Ministry of Defence of Abkhazia, began conducting a joint battalion tactical exercise in the mountains and on the sea coast of the Republic.
At the Tsabal and Nagvalou ranges, motorized skirmishers, scouts, gunners, tankers and anti-aircraft gunners conducted combined-arms battles in the offensive and defense, and performed tactical maneuvers in mountainous and wooded areas.
The main goal of the joint exercises was to improve the coherence of units and the skills of military personnel to effectively perform joint combat tasks when conducting modern combined-arms battle.
In total, more than 1.5 thousand military personnel took part in the tactical exercise, and about 400 units of military and special equipment were involved, including T-72B3 tanks, BTR-82AM armored personnel carriers, "Tiger" vehicles and other modern weapons.