The military head of the military with the Deputy Minister of Defense of Russia, Lieutenant General Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, watched the course of the international competitions ARMI-2021 “Sniper Frontier” and “Polar Star”, which on Tuesday showed their skills at the Belarusian training ground “Brest” …
This was reported by the press service of the defense department of the Republic of Belarus. And local observers remind that in these two disciplines in recent years the Belarusian servicemen have invariably emerged victorious.
In addition, within the framework of the project of the Russian commander in Belarus, the creative team of the Drama Theater of the Russian Armed Forces performed at the 230-military training ground for the participants of the joint strategic exercise “West-2021”.
As SOYUZ previously reported, speaking to the representative of the cooperation department of the Russian Ministry of Defense Yevgeny Ilyin, these exercises will be held from 10 to 16 September. Their goal is to train the conduct of military operations in modern conditions and to increase the interoperability of the military command and control bodies of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, Belarus, allies and friendly states.
Up to 200 thousand soldiers and officers will take part in the autumn maneuvers, about 80 aircraft and helicopters, 290 tanks, 240 guns, multiple launch rocket systems and mortars, as well as up to 15 ships will be involved. Various episodes of the exercise will be played out at 14 training grounds of the Union State. And the practical actions of the naval forces will be organized in the southern part of the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland.
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