More than 600 Russian servicemen held exercises in Armenia

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Russian servicemen held exercises with live firings from all types of weapons with participation of the Mi-24 helicopters, MiG-29 fighters and air defense systems in Armenia, said on Friday the press service of the Southern Military District.

The exercise involves more than 600 servicemen and about 150 units of military equipment. The main actions took place at an altitude of more than two thousand meters above sea level at the training complex “Alagyaz”.

“A scenario of the final phase of exercises was worked out with live firings from all kinds of standard weapons with the fire support of the Mi-24 combat helicopters, MiG-29 fighters, “Strela-10” SAM, “Igla” MANPADS and artillery. Units of the Russian SMD military base held positions on the defensive line, and then going to the counter-attack, neutralized the imaginary enemy,” – a statement said.


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