Russia’s Central District Air Defense Troops to Perform Protection Drills Political and military events
The Russian Central District air defense servicemen will perform protection excercises in Siberia, according to the Central Military District.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian air defense units with the Central Military District (CMD) will provide cover for military and industrial objects from a simulated enemy’s aerial attacks during exercises held in Siberia, the CMD press service said Wednesday.
"The anti-aircraft gunners will pay close attention to tactical, special and technical training during field days at a district ordnance yard in Kemerovo Region," the press service said.
It added that the troops would deploy the techniques at practical drills at the Kapustin Yar Range near the Caspian Sea in July.
More than 800 servicemen and over 250 pieces of equipment are taking part in air defense maneuvers of the CMD’s combined forces.