Laros 2021 joint Russian-Lao military exercise ends in Primorsky Territory
The closing ceremony of joint Russian-Lao military exercise was held at the Sergeevsky training ground in the Primorsky Territory.
During the ceremony, at which the Deputy Commander of the Eastern Military District, Lieutenant General Sergei Sevryukov, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the People's Army of Laos, Major General Saytyai Kommasit, and Commander of the Combined Arms Army of the Eastern MD, Major General Aleksei Podivilov, spoke. They recognized the conducted exercise as successful and noted the increased training of the units.
At the end of the event, the leaders of the exercise unveiled a commemorative plaque with a mention of Laros 2021 Russian-Lao exercise.
Laros 2021 joint Russian-Laotian exercise is being held for the first time on the territory of Russia. The first joint exercise was held in 2019 in Laos.
The Russian side is represented by tank subunits of the combined arms army of the Eastern MD, stationed in the Primorsky Territory. Servicemen are practicing joint actions in the fight against illegal armed groups. In total, about 500 servicemen of the two countries are involved in the exercise, about 100 units of military equipment, including Su-25 attack aircraft and Ka-52 air defence attack helicopters.
According to the results of the exercise, the head of the department of international military cooperation of the Eastern MD, Colonel Ivan Taraev, reported on the increased degree of interaction in organizing the preparation and conduct of the Russian-Lao exercise between the two countries.