18.10.2021 (01:00) Russian paratroopers left for Egypt to participate in Defenders of Friendship 2021 joint exercise As part of the exercise, the personnel will practice interaction in the preparation and conduct of hostilities in the course of blocking and destroying illegal armed formations (IAF) in desert conditions.
17.10.2021 (05:30) Arab Republic of Egypt will host Defenders of Friendship 2021 joint Russian-Egyptian tactical exercise The exercise will be attended by units of the Russian Airborne Troops and the paratrooper troops of the Egyptian Armed Forces.
15.10.2021 (10:15) At a meeting in Omsk, Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu discussed the development of the Airborne Troops and equipping the Central Military District with new weapons The meeting at the base of the Omsk military cadet school was attended by the commander of the Airborne Troops, Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov, and the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin.
15.10.2021 (09:45) Head of Russian Military Department orders to provide educational institutions of the Airborne Troops with virtual landing simulators General of the Army Sergei Shoigu highly appreciated the interactive airborne training complex in the Omsk Cadet School and ordered that all airborne educational institutions be provided with such simulators.
15.10.2021 (09:30) Russian Defence Minister arrived in Omsk, where he inspected course of the educational process in cadet school During his visit to the educational institution, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu heard reports on the issues of combat training of troops from the commander of the Central Military District and the commander of the Airborne Troops.
01.10.2021 (12:30) As part of a tactical exercise with the air defence units of the Ussuri airborne unit, anti-aircraft gunners learned to repel an air attack During the exercise, more than 10 different tasks were worked out. 9 conditional air targets were detected, tracked and destroyed.
29.09.2021 (11:30) In the Crimea, during the Airborne troops exercise, the servicemen completed the tasks of organizing interaction on the terrain layout The actions of all units involved in the active phase, as well as warning and control signals, were coordinated.
28.09.2021 (05:00) Ulyanovsk paratroopers arrived at the points of permanent deployment after participating in the JSE Zapad-2021 The paratroopers were met by representatives of the command of the formation, veterans of the airborne troops, relatives and friends of the servicemen. The vocal and instrumental ensemble Combat Brotherhood performed in front of them.
27.09.2021 (17:30) Large-scale exercises of airborne troops have started in Crimea During the exercises, the servicemen will work out the organization of defence in the daytime and at night, as well as the offensive with the support of T-72B3 tanks, 2S9 Nona-S self-propelled artillery guns and 122-mm D-30 howitzers.
15.09.2021 (07:00) More than 400 paratroopers from Russia and Belarus as part of the operational and tactical landing stopped the enemy's offensive at the Brestsky training ground The servicemen destroyed the mock enemy and, holding favorable lines, ensured the successful actions of the main group of troops (forces).