02.04.2015 (10:55) Paratroopers practice to survive in water environment North of the Arctic Circle in conditions of extreme low temperatures In course of the special training the Russian polar explorers’ expertise gained during the expeditions to the Arctic Region is widely used by the servicemen.
01.04.2015 (21:01) Paratroopers of Pskov Airborne Troop formation preparing for parachute jumping in the conditions of extremely low temperatures The training is conducted prior to the exercises of the Airborne units in the Arctic.
31.03.2015 (13:39) Airborne troops of the Ivanovo formation received uniform designed for the ultimate conditions of the far north The uniform is light and provides easy movement.
30.03.2015 (09:12) The Airborne Command reconnaissance team is inspecting the condition of drifting ice floes in the Arctic The inspection is being carried out in cooperation with the Expedition Center of the Russian Geographic Society in order to locate possible heavy cargo landing areas.
25.03.2015 (17:06) Pacific Fleet and the Air Force practicing combat interaction In the course of the practice held with the separate air-assault brigade the servicemen for the first time will embark the Pacific Fleet large landing ship and then will land onto the unimproved shore to seize the beachhead.
25.03.2015 (10:00) Artillery skills contest to be held in the Airborne Forces The biggest competitions of the artillery airborne troops will take place in late March at the Luzhsk firing range (Leningrad region) under the supervision of the Airborne Forces Artillery Commander.
20.03.2015 (06:03) Airborne units located in Pskov performed training tasks at night time In the course of night time training combat the Airborne units engaged targets imitating reconnaissance-strike complexes and control post of the imaginary enemy.
19.03.2015 (19:06) The Airborne Special Force Troops roped down from the helicopters in Murmansk region in the course of the Northern Fleet surprise inspection As a result of a carried out special operation the troopers completely blocked the object Severomorsk-3 after having completed the mission that had been assigned by the General Staff performing the inspection of the Northern Fleet, Western MD and Airborne Troops Forces.
19.03.2015 (03:25) Airborne troops from Pskov performed landing in an unfamiliar zone and got into action Over 700 servicemen and 10 combat vehicles were airdropped.
17.03.2015 (13:43) The Russian Federation voluntary informed the OSCE member states about the surprise inspection held in the Russian Armed Forces This was stated by the Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov.