Military signalmen and EW specialists of the WMD deployed a modern secure command and control system in the areas of the JSE Zapad-2021
Military signalmen and specialists of electronic warfare units of the Western Military District (WMD) within the framework of the joint strategic exercise (JSE) of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus Zapad-2021 equipped control points and protected communication nodes in the designated areas.
When performing this task, modern control points were created, equipped with digital means of communication and automation. Military signalmen ensured the deployment of digital information transmission channels, the operation of switching equipment, special equipment, satellite communication channels, video conferencing at control points.
The specialists of the EW WMD have created a hidden system for controlling troops and protecting control points from unmanned aerial vehicles of a mock enemy, protecting radio channels from the massive impact and suppression of radio frequencies of electronic warfare, ensuring continuous control of troops in the areas of the JSE Zapad-2021.
At the same time, special attention was paid to ensuring the high – quality operation of communication channels and information transmission in the "district command – large unit – formation – battalion" links.
At the JSE Zapad-2021, the WMD signalmen use modern communication kits delivered to the troops in 2021. To ensure secure communication, more than 1.5 thousand military personnel were involved in the exercise, more than 600 units of special equipment were involved, including communication stations R-160-0.5 and digital communication complexes P-240I-4 Pereselenec, capable of creating more than a hundred closed channels for video broadcasts and cellular communications.
The JSE of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus takes place every two years in accordance with the decision taken by the heads of the two states.
The Zapad-2021 exercise is the final stage of joint training of the armed forces of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation this year.
Practical actions of the troops (forces) will be held in the period from September 10 to 16 at nine training grounds located on the territory of the Russian Federation, in the Baltic Sea, as well as at five training grounds of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus.
In total, up to 200 thousand military personnel will take part in the JSE Zapad-2021 on the territory of Russia and Belarus, about 80 aircraft and helicopters, up to 760 units of military equipment, including 290 tanks, 240 guns, multiple rocket launchers and mortars, as well as up to 15 ships will be involved.
The maximum number of personnel involved in the exercise of military units subject to the Vienna Document of 2011 on Confidence-and Security-building measures on the territory of the Russian Federation will not exceed 6.4 thousand military personnel.
The return of the military authorities and troops to the points of permanent deployment after participating in the exercise is planned until mid-October.