17/09/2012 at the site Raevskii (Krasnodar Territory) opened the strategic command and staff exercises "Caucasus-2012", which were visited by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
Photo: Vladimir Anosov / Yugopolis
Polygon 7th Airborne Division "Raevskii" It is 22 kilometers from the Novorossiysk.
As expected, the President visited the Centre for Strategic Management, staffs of promising experimental modules and mobile communication hub, watch the work of advanced communications and tactical control, to get acquainted with the work of the inter-service training complex.
During the active part of the teachings of the head of state will oversee the actions of the troops in a mobile defense in the intermediate range. After that, it is planned that the commander in chief will present awards to soldiers who distinguished themselves during the exercise.
In total, the exercises will employ approximately 8,000 people, more than 200 military vehicles, some 100 artillery pieces, about 10 combat ships and boats.
The exercises will also be watching, Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov, the presidential envoy to the Southern Federal District Vladimir Ustinov, the governor of the Krasnodar Territory Alexander Tkachev, the commander of the Southern Military District Alexander Galkin.