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14.09.2021 (13:00)

The marines of the BF performed artillery firing from self-propelled artillery installations during the JSE Zapad-2021

Units of the marine corps of the Baltic Fleet within the framework of the practical actions of troops at the Khmelevka training ground in the Kaliningrad region conducted firing from self-propelled artillery installations Nona.

During the exercise, the military personnel of the artillery unit from the self-propelled artillery installations Nona from a closed firing position fired at the landing detachment of the mock enemy.

As part of the exercise, the marines also practiced actions in the offensive, during which, with the fire support of armored personnel carriers and artillery, they performed live firing from small arms and throwing grenades at target positions.

About 200 military personnel of marine artillery units took part in the exercise and about 20 units of military and special equipment were involved.

For reference:

The joint strategic exercise (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 take place in the period from 10 to 16 September 2021 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 personnel, 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 take part in the JSE Zapad-2021 on the territory of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus.

The maximum number of personnel involved in the exercise of military units subject to the Vienna Document of 2011 in the territory of the Russian Federation will not exceed 6,400 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 of this year.

ССУ «Запад-2021» , Navy , Baltic Fleet , Exercises
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