- In the Ryazan region held ostentatious battalion tactical exercise with paratroopers
Under the doctrine, scheduled for March 27-28, practical landing on the landing pad "Nowicki" in the Ryazan region of more than 400 soldiers and 3-unit combat vehicles BMD-2 of the IL-76.
Also during the exercise with the support of army aviation aircraft landing drilled procedures to capture and destroy objects in a simulated enemy attack. On stage live-fire will be checked firepower paratroops using the whole arsenal of modern weapons. Ostentatious BTU is led by the commander of the compound in order to study the commanders of the military units of the advanced techniques of organization and conduct of combat training with the landing of troops.
In March, after the completion of individual training and teamwork training divisions, platoons and companies, in all formations and units of the Airborne Troops begins the next stage of combat training — conducting battalion tactical exercises.
Up to 30% of educational issues in the course of the exercises will be practiced during the night, with the obligatory committing long marches (at least 100 km) to the standard technique, landing troops and equipment, forcing the water hazards and working off of other issues.