During the active phase of the exercise "Slavic Brotherhood-2020", Russian and Belarusian servicemen practice parachuting the main forces
Today, as part of the joint Belarusian-Russian exercise "Slavic brotherhood-2020", Il-76MD military transport aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a transfer from the territory of Russia and a parachute landing to the Brestsky training ground of the battalion-tactical group of the Ivanovo airborne troops.
Earlier, in accordance with the plan of the Belarusian-Russian exercise "Slavic brotherhood-2020", a battalion tactical group of the Tula airborne troops arrived on the territory of the Republic of Belarus at the Gozhsky training ground near Grodno by rail, as well as Russian paratroopers from the battalion tactical group of the Pskov paratroopers arrived at the Brestsky training ground.
During the active phase of the exercise, Russian and Belarusian military personnel are working out tasks for parachuting the main forces from Il-76MD aircraft and from helicopters to designated areas, blocking a locality, and destroying mock illegal armed groups.
On the Russian side, more than 900 people and about 100 units of military equipment will take part in the active phase of the Russian-Belarusian exercise "Slavic brotherhood-2020".