The Defenders of Friendship 2019 Russian-Egyptian-Belorussian counter-terrorism exercise active phase kicks off near Ryazan
Today The Defenders of Friendship 2019 Russian-Egyptian-Belorussian counter-terrorism exercise active phase started near Ryazan.
During the exercise, the paratroopers of the three countries as part of joint unit will practice joint actions in counter-terrorism actions at the Dubrovichi training ground in Ryazan region.
For the first time, along with the paratroopers of Russia and Egypt, the servicemen of the Special Operations Forces of the Republic of Belarus will take part in the exercise The Defenders of Friendship.
The day before, the military personnel passed the preparation for the exercise, within the framework of which the coordination of the units was carried out, classes on tactical, airborne and fire training were held.
In total, more than 1,000 servicemen take part in the exercise, including about 650 people from the airborne troops of the Russian Federation, more than 150 servicemen from the Armed Forces of the Arab Republic of Egypt and up to 250 people from the Republic of Belarus, as well as more than 100 armament and military euipment, military transport aircraft of Russia and Egypt.