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24.09.2020 (13:50)

In course of the maneauvers "Kavkaz-2020" CF marines learned to destroy the enemy at night in the sea from BTR-82AM weapons in Dagestan

At the maneauvers "Kavkaz-2020", units of the marine corps of the Caspian flotilla (CF) destroyed conditional illegal armed formations (IAF) in the coastal zone of the Republic of Dagestan in a night battle.

According to the plan of the exercise, from the sea on high-speed boats, the IAF moved to the area of the CF forces that occupied the coastline to conduct sabotage.

Observation posts of the CF marine battalion tactical group detected the approach of boats without identification beacons and transmitted a signal to firing positions in "Silence" mode.

To indicate the approaching enemy, the mortar battery fired a salvo of lighting mines from 122-mm 2S12 "Sani" mortars. Fire from small arms units and armament of armored personnel carriers BTR-82AM "enemy" was destroyed at sea.

For reference:

The maneuvers "Kavkaz-2020" will be held from 21 to 26 September 2020 at the internal ranges of the Southern Military District, as well as in the waters of the Black and Caspian seas.

Military formations from Armenia, Belarus, China, Myanmar and Pakistan are invited to the exercise to practice joint actions as part of groups of troops (forces). Representatives of Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Sri-Lanka plan to participate as observers.

In total, about 80 people are expected to be involved in the maneuvers "Kavkaz-2020" (including formations and units of combat, logistics and technical support, as well as air defence, navy and special forces units (National guard and Ministry of Emergency Situations). At the same time, the maximum number of personnel involved in military units that fall under the Vienna document of 2011 in the exercise, conducted under a single operational command, will be up to 12,900 military personnel. Up to 250 tanks, up to 450 infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers, up to 200 artillery systems and multiple launch rocket systems will be involved in the practical actions of the troops (forces) at the training grounds.

Kavkaz 2020 , Navy , Caspian Flotilla , Marine Infantry , Southern Military District , Exercises , International exercises , Combat training , International activity
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