Russian and Indian troops will undergo training to fight under city conditions with mobile targets and enemy vehicles, according to Itar-Tass.
A residential district is being constructed in the Volgograd region where the Russian-Indian Indra-2014 tactical exercises will begin September 23. The ground with moving vehicles of “the enemy” and mobile targets of “terrorists” will be used to train troops to fight under city conditions, a spokesman for Russia’s Southern Military District was quoted as saying.
The ground with moving vehicles of “the enemy” and mobile targets of “terrorists” will be used to train troops to fight under city conditions, Itar-Tass cited a spokesman for Russia’s Southern Military District in the report.
The area will have three streets, 50 “residential” buildings and 16 targets - vehicles and about 30 moving figures of “members of illegal armed groups” inside buildings.
Troops are also planned to neutralize groups of gunmen in a forest, set ambushes and observation posts under conditions of the enemy’s use of sabotage groups and establish cooperation to guard important installations and convoys.
Participants in the maneuvers will be Russian and Indian motorized infantry units.
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