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MOSCOW, March 13. /ITAR-TASS/. In accordance with the combat training plan, military units and detachments of the Russian army are building up the intensity of field exercise at ranges in Rostov, Belgorod, Kursk and Tambov Regions. The Defense Ministry’s press service said this on Thursday. The main goal of the exercise is to comprehensively check the units’ cohesiveness with further fulfillment of combat training mission on unfamiliar territory and untested ranges.
This stage of exercise also features a “set of practical trainings, when servicemen within their units have worked the standards of driving military and special equipment on unfamiliar territory, route reconnaissance, engineer reconnaissance, fortification of positions and special tactical training. In the planned activities, special focus is placed on stealth of movement and camouflage security in staging areas.”
On the last stage of the combat training, the servicemen “at the ranges will master a set of practical exercises aimed at combat cohesiveness of units, with firearms training and battle firing, and the commanders will also check their ability to control artillery fire”.
The field training will continue until late March.