00:28 GMT04 August 2020
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    According to district’s press service, a special detachment of Russia's Southern Military District motor rifle brigades conducted tactical drills to eliminate a simulated illegal armed group.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) A special detachment of Russia's Southern Military District (SMD) motor rifle brigades conducted tactical drills to eliminate a simulated illegal armed group, the district’s press service said Sunday.

    "Units of the SMD motorized brigade stationed in the Chechen Republic held battalion tactical exercises at the Sernovodsk range in Stavropol Territory, where they discovered, blocked and neutralized an illegal armed formation of a simulated enemy," the press service said.

    Military vehicle airdrops, concentrated fire at the enemy’s defense posts and interaction with Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles were the main focus of the drills, the SMD said.

    The exercises also involved reconnaissance and electronic warfare units. Live firing aboard T-72B3 tanks, BTR-82A armored personnel carriers and small arms took place during the final stage, it added.


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