MOSCOW, July 12. /TASS/. More than 900 troops and more than 100 units of weapons and military equipment are involved in an exercise that has been launched at the Alabino range outside Moscow, the press service of the Western Military District reported on Tuesday. The troops will practice the use of the integrated system of troops command and control.
"Troops of the First Guards Tank Army will drill advanced combat methods, using the integrated tactical command and control system. Before the exercise, its participants - soldiers and commanders, as well as staff officers received the sets of equipment connected to the integrated tactical command and control system. Similar equipment samples for automatic weapon aiming were installed on combat vehicles," says the report.
During the exercise the troops will drill putting military units on a hair-trigger alert, preparation and conduct of combat operations, detection and destruction of the simulated enemy, the press service said.
The exercise involves artillery, motorized infantry and reconnaissance units of the Guards Tank Army, as well as representatives of the military-industrial complex and the Combined Arms Academy of the Russian Armed Forces.