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    Russian Air Defense Troops Take Part in Drills With S-300 Systems

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    Air defense troops of Russia’s Eastern Military District (EMD) participated in military exercises with the use of S-300 air defense systems in country's Khabarovsk Territory, the district spokesman said Tuesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the official, over 100 servicemen and up to 20 military vehicles participated in the drills.

    "The launchers have moved to the specified area, passing through contaminated zone, S-300's combat crews repelled the attack of simulated enemy's sabotage groups," Alexander Gordeev said.

    He added that during the exercises, the crews had worked out t search, identification and destruction activities of simulated enemy's air targets.

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