Air defenses forces are sent to south of Russia for large-scale exercises

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Air Defense Forces are sent to the Astrakhan region for large-scale exercises – more than 1.5 thousand servicemen and 700 pieces of equipment will arrive there by the end of July, the Southern Military District press service said on Wednesday.

“The active phase of field exercises will be held at the last stage – from August 31 to September 4 – during which the units will perform trainings in fire control being part of divisions and live firings from all weapons in a situation as close to combat as possible. To denote the imaginary enemy it is planned plans to use tactical aviation aircraft, which will make more than 100 flights,” – a statement said.

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