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MOSCOW, August 26. /TASS/. More than 8,000 Russian and Belarusian troops and 400 pieces of military equipment will be involved in this year’s joint Union Shield drill, the Western Military District’s spokesman Oleg Kochetkov said on Wednesday.
"Taking part in the exercise will be more than eight thousand Russian and Belarusian troops and 400 pieces of military equipment. About 80 helicopters and planes, including attack aircraft, jet fighters, army aviation and transport planes will be involved," he said.
The Belarusian Defense Ministry earlier said a grouping of the Belarusian Air Force comprising 16 aircraft and helicopters will take part in joint exercises in the Russian territory this autumn.
"In autumn this year, the Belarusian aviation grouping consisting of 16 aircraft and helicopters will participate in joint operational training events due to be held at a firing ground in Russia," the ministry said.