ROSTOV-ON-DON, February 18. /Then 24/. The motorized rifles of the Russian military base in Abkhazia, during bilateral exercises on the training ground of the Tsabal mountain, with the support of artillery, destroyed the forces of a false enemy. This was reported to reporters from the Southern Military District (SMD) press service on Friday.
More than 1,500 servicemen take part in the maneuvers at the Tzabal training ground, about 300 pieces of equipment are involved, including Dozor reconnaissance vehicles, Akatsia self-propelled artillery carriers and communication vehicles based on the BTR-82A.
“The military advanced to the task areas along the roads, destroying the advancing “enemy” sabotage groups. Then the motorized rifle units, together with gunners and reconnaissance officers, destroyed the ‘enemy’ and took up defensive positions,” the report said.
The motorized riflemen were supported by a drone unit with the Orlan-10 complex, designed for reconnaissance, coordination of targets for artillery and destruction of enemy sabotage groups, the press service added. In the mountain range, the military also fired from BTR-82A armored personnel carriers and various small arms.