According to the Chief of the General Staff, one of the priority tasks of this year's Armed Forces, is to improve the coherence of joint strategic commands (staffs of military districts) as interspecies military authorities, as the practical skills of their operational staff to manage groups of troops (forces) during the conduct of operations (combat) with the introduction of automatic control systems. To this end, the troops are often held command and staff war games, exercises and training, and operational and strategic and operational exercises.
Gen. Nikolai Makarov, focused on the fact that during the whole complex of measures for operational training of the Armed Forces and the main outcome will be strategic command and staff teaching (CPX) "Caucasus-2012", which will be held from 17 to 23 September.
Plan provides for working out of his combat training tasks for the preparation and use of troops (forces) to provide military security in the South-West region RF.
The main purpose of this exercise — improving practical skills commanders and staffs in the planning and implementation of the troops (forces) in the criteria for plain-steppe areas with the introduction of promising automatic control systems, the use of precision weapons and new weapons.
A distinctive feature of the CPE "Caucasus-2012" will be that the scenario of the meeting is not foreseen the creation of significant groups of troops (forces). Practical actions troops will practice at landfills Prudboy, Kapustin Yar, Ashuluk and Rayevskys located on the terrain of the Southern Military Area.
On teaching planned to involve:
of the Armed Forces — military authorities and troops (Forces) stationed in the South-West region RF;
of the federal bodies of executive power — the operational teams Interior Ministry, the FSB, the Federal Security Service and the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
At present, the General Staff of Armed Forces RF, joint strategic command of the Southern Military Area, other military bodies, the military units have already begun to prepare teaching.
With all of this, Army General Nikolai Makarov stressed that the further exercise "Kavkaz-2012" is held in accordance with the Plan of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in 2012 and is not oriented against third countries.