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MOSCOW, September 16 (Itar-Tass) — Russia and Belarus will engage over 12 thousand men, 100 tanks and over a hundred aircraft and helicopters in a weeklong joint exercise that will begin on Friday in Russia.
The Union Shield-2011 exercise aims at “streamlining interaction between the Russian and Belarussian military in fulfilling the task of ensuring security of the Union State,” the press service of the Russian defense ministry said.
The air defense forces will train destroying helicopters and low-flying aircraft at the Gorokhovetsky range in the Western military district.
Besides, air defense troops of both countries will train at Ashuluk and Kapustin Yar firing ranges in Astrakhan region. They will use S-300 and Buk-M2 air defense complexes.
“The conditions of fire at flying targets will be close to combat to the maximum,” spokesman of troops commander of the Western military district Andrei Bobrun told Tass.