Large-scale command post exercise of Strategic Missile Forces to be held in Saratov Region
More than 3,000 SMF troops and about 400 pieces of hardware are to be involved in a command post exercise of the Tatishchevo missile formation in late September.
The exercise is scheduled to develop an extensive list of tasks and scenarios, including higher combat readiness degrees, counter-commando warfare and operations when simulated enemy uses high-precision weapons, fulfilling combat tasks in conditions of active electronic suppression and intensive enemy operations in the home stations of troops.
The command post exercise will use samples of advanced special equipment, including for the RChBD units.
Besides, Mi-8 helicopters will be engaged to cover the division's position area and carry out aerial reconnaissance.
In addition, air defence teams will be involved to practise air alert warning.