Development of new technology mark the 61st anniversary of the establishment of pipeline troops in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation armed forces separate pipeline battalion of the Southern Military District (SOUTH), deployed in the Stavropol region.
Under the program of rearmament in the middle of last year carried replacement automotive engineering company for new designs. Were received more than 40 units of KamAZ-53501-road for the transport over long distances sets of field pipelines PMTP PMTP-100 and-150.
For the first time in the modern history of pipeline troops in the strategic command-staff exercises "Caucasus-2012", held in September last year, the personnel carried out a gasket pipeline through a portion of the river Don width of more than 500 m This task is performed after the military 700-kilometer march the landfill Prudboy in the Volgograd region.
As part of a special task in the construction of infrastructure facilities at the range in the Astrakhan region Ashuluk battalion was carried out construction of a pipeline to supply water 80 km.
With the start of the new school year with a battalion of soldiers pipeline SOUTH held special tactical training, during which the practiced skills to deploy lines pipelines and pumping fuels, reconnaissance areas of deployment, masking objects PMTP.
In service with a separate pipeline battalion consists field pipelines PMTP PMTP-100 and-150, a mobile pumping station PNU-75, the car docking tube MCT-100, the fuel transfer station PSG-160 and other special equipment.
In the summer of 2010 soldiers pipeline SOUTH Battalion took part in extinguishing the burning of peat bogs in central Russia. They were built 4 pipe to ensure a continuous supply of water to the location of the fire, with a total length of 40 km. Two battalions of soldiers were awarded medals "For the salvation of dying."
In June 2011, during the special tactical exercises in the face of opposition sabotage groups imaginary enemy soldiers stretched 75-mile line from the settlement Ardon (Republic of North Ossetia-Alania) in the Caucasus range to the border with South Ossetia. At some mountainous areas of the military paved the pipeline at an altitude of 3 thousand meters above sea level.