300 scouts passed through the “minefield” near Pskov

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More than 300 reconnaissance servicemen passed through the “minefield” equipped for exercises near Pskov. As the press service of the Western Military District told MK in Pskov, intelligence officers of the special forces of the Western Military District took part in the unique exercises.

Several hundred men went to a training ground near Pskov, practiced passing the minefields of a conventional enemy, disabling his equipment, installing mine-explosive barriers and even making explosive devices on their own from what was at hand.

In the Pskov region, the participants in the classes had to disable not only ammunition in service with different countries of the world, but also to eliminate improvised explosive devices.

“Disarming these devices is the most difficult and dangerous task for sappers. More than half of the classes were held at night, ”the press service of the defense ministry explained.

We will remind, earlier in the Pskov region were held other exercises of the military personnel of the Western Military District. 600 servicemen parachuted during exercises near Pskov. And later, 500 parachute jumps were performed near Pskov by the military from the Leningrad region.

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