80,000 soldiers are involved in a sudden inspection readiness.
MOSCOW, July 13 — RIA Novosti.More than 80,000 soldiers are involved in a surprise inspection of combat readiness of the Russian Armed Forces, said on Saturday the press service of the Defense Ministry.
"The total number of involved to check the combat readiness of the troops is more than 80,000 troops, about one thousand tanks and armored vehicles, 130 aircraft and helicopters far, military transport, fighter, bomber and the Army Air Corps, as well as 70 ships and vessels of the Navy Fleet, "- said in a statement
Most large-scale test
It clarifies the Russian Defense Ministry, the testing involved forces of the Central and Eastern military districts, the Pacific Fleet, The Long and Military Transport Aviation Russia. Defense notes that this test — the most ambitious in the post-Soviet history.
It is noted that during the event will be checked mobility compounds and their ability to carry out rapid transfer of more than 3,000 kilometers.
Sudden comprehensive inspection of troops of the Eastern Military District will be held during the week and will end on July 20, 2013.