Russia has abruptly begun exercises in the Eastern and Western Military Districts

It is calculated whether the transport infrastructure allows to deliver troops on time over long distances

A sudden combat readiness check has begun in the Eastern Military District (EMF) in preparation for the Vostok-2022 strategic command and staff exercises. This was announced on Friday to journalists from the Russian military department, reports TASS. This was done in preparation for the strategic command and staff exercise “East-2022”.

The Ministry of Defense emphasizes that “in certain areas, the units of the Eastern Military District will have to work out a wide range of tasks, including tactical exercises and combat shooting at long-range targets.

During the inspection, units and military units of the Eastern Military District will be brought to the highest level of combat readiness with access to concentration areas, and a number of formations and military units will march to unknown ranges located at a considerable distance from the checkpoints. permanent dislocation.

“Particular attention will be paid to assessing the state’s transport infrastructure capabilities to ensure the timely transportation of troops,” the Russian Defense Ministry said. “The activities carried out will allow assessing the readiness of the troops of the Eastern Military District to perform the tasks assigned to them after regrouping long distances through the territory of the Russian Federation,” the ministry concluded.

Earlier, the press service of the Western Military District (ZVO) announced that shooting rallies have started at training grounds in Voronezh, Belgorod, Bryansk and Smolensk regions, in which about 3,000 servicemen will take part. About 300 units of military equipment are also taking part in the exercises, including T-72B3 tanks and BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles. The participants will work out the combat coordination of various formations and will master new methods and tactics for performing fire tasks “in the difficult environment of the modern armed battle”, according to the Higher Education Act.

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