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MOSCOW, September 18. /TASS/. Troops of Russia and Kazakhstan are jointly drilling combating simulated enemy’s reconnaissance and sabotage groups during the Centre-2015 exercise, the Russian Defence Ministry press service told reporters on Friday.
"Within the Centre-2015 strategic command post exercise at a military firing range in the Altai region (Siberia), Russian and Kazakh troops are interacting in drilling reconnaissance operations, conducting raids by mobile reconnaissance teams, countering the simulated enemy’s sabotage groups," the ministry said, adding that during the drills the troops cross the terrain equipped with ambushes and obstacles.
According to the Defence Ministry, the unit commanders use unmanned aerial vehicles for locating the simulated enemy’s strongpoints.
"At the final stage of the wargames, motorised infantry and reconnaissance units in interaction with the army aviation and attached artillery battalions will block the area and destroy the simulated enemy," the ministry said, adding that this episode of the exercise involves more than 300 troops and more than 70 pieces of military hardware.