Russian paratroopers will conduct more than 2.6 thousand live-fire exercises in the new academic year, which begins in the Armed Forces on December 1. This was reported in the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Russian Ministry of Defense.
The air mobile was turned on: the airborne forces were reinforced with helicopters The number of maneuver formations will be increased as part of the airborne troops
As specified, more than 1,800 combat firing of squads, more than 550 live firing of platoons, more than 150 company tactical exercises, of which about 30 will be bilateral, will be conducted.
In addition, airborne assault and airborne units will take part in 16 battalion and four regimental tactical exercises with the landing of personnel and equipment.
“In order to increase the level of fire training of troops and the quality of the organization of combat training, special attention will be paid to fire training during shooting exercises and control exercises for all categories of servicemen,” the Defense Ministry stressed.
In April, it was reported that the servicemen of the Airborne Forces (Airborne Forces) were the first in history to perform a group parachute jump from a height of 10 thousand meters in Arctic conditions. The landing was carried out in the area of the Franz Josef Land archipelago from Il-76 aircraft.