A Massive Exercises Have Begun with Over 6,000 Soldiers in Southern Russia.

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Divisions of two commonweights and coastguard and defense teams to the Black Sea Fleet were raised in anxiety within the framework of the large-scale exercises that began immediately Crimea, Dagestan and North Ossetia and Rostov region, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the press service of the southern military district in Russia.

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Over a week, over 6,000 soldiers will defend themselves from attacks by a conventional enemy heavy motorized infantry. More than 1,2 thousand units of military equipment, including tanks and selfpropelled artillery weapons systems, are involved in the exercises. The air support of the warheads will be secured by more than 40 airplanes and helicopters.

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„At the same time in four regions of southern Russia were declared learning worries of the 8th and 58th Commonwealth units as well as the coastal defense of the Russian Black Sea  Fleet as part of a check of the combat readiness and joint participation in bilateral tactical participation“ says the press release of Russia‘s South Military District.

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Earlier on Monday, military air defense exercises began to protect the Black Sea coast of Russia. At that time maneuvers were held in Krasnodar with the participation of more than 1,500 troops and deployment of more than a hundred units of special equipment, including the Tunguska anti-aircraft rocket system, „Shipka“ self-propelled equipment, „Buk M2“ rockets, „Osa“.

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Editorial team / Translator editor: Genoveva Ilieva
Source: MoD of Bulgaria