Connect with us

EurAsian Region

Russia Testing Combat Readiness With 150,000 Troops, 400 Aircraft & Over 100 Warships

Published

on

Russia conducted massive combat readiness drills which involved approximately 150,000 soldiers, 400 aircraft, over 26,000 armament, military and special hardware and more than 100 warships and support vessels. 

Russia To Deploy Missile Attack Warning System In Kazakhstan

The motor rifle, armoured and artillery units are undertaking combat training drills with a live-fire exercise at all-arms practice grounds of the Astrakhan, Volgograd, Rostov and Stavropol Regions, the Republics of Dagestan, North Ossetia, Adygea and Chechnya, in Crimea and at the Southern Military District’s bases in Abkhazia and South Ossetia reports the Russian news agency – Tass.

The defence drills also involved engineering, radiological, chemical and biological protection and medical troops, electronic warfare machinery, missile defence systems, reconnaissance and other forces. Aircraft and helicopters of the Southern Military District’s Air Force and Air Defense Army provided fire support for the troops and quickly delivering the personnel, according to reports.

Why India Went Running To Russia After The Deadly India-China Border Clash At Galwan Valley?

The sudden combat readiness check of the soldiers of the Southern and Western Military Districts, marine infantry of the Northern and Pacific Fleets, some units of central subordination and the Airborne Force was held on July 17 – 21 on the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The surprise combat readiness check involved about 150,000 soldiers, around 400 aircraft, over 26,000 types of defence equipment and over 100 warships and vessels.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook

FEATURED

ISIS-Pakistan ISIS-Pakistan
Featured1 hour ago

ISIS Attacks Afghanistan Prison; 20 People Killed, More Feared Dead

At least 20 people have been killed in fighting between security forces and ISIS gunmen raiding an Afghan jail, officials...

uae-nuclear-plant uae-nuclear-plant
Featured4 hours ago

Can Israel Bomb Arab World’s First Nuclear Plant In The UAE?

Israel has been actively involved in maintaining its regional nuclear superiority with two key strategies: developing nuclear and other weapons...

Sikhs-in-Afghanistan Sikhs-in-Afghanistan
Featured22 hours ago

Afghanistan: Hundreds of Taliban Prisoners Freed By Afghan Government

A rare ceasefire between the Taliban and Afghan government appeared to hold for the third and final day on Sunday,...

rafale-jets rafale-jets
Featured1 day ago

No Buyers For Rafale Jets: Why Almost Every Country Dumped French Rafales Except India?

The Rafale is one of the most expensive aircraft in the international market. India's deal of 36 jets is worth...

H6 BOMBERS-CHINA H6 BOMBERS-CHINA
Americas1 day ago

From Indian Border To South China Sea, Chinese Air Force (PLAAF) Ups The Ante With H-6 Bombers

The H-6J is an upgraded variant of the decades-old H-6, a large bomber platform which first flew almost 60 years...

CHINA-TAIWAN CHINA-TAIWAN
Asia Pacific2 days ago

Chinese Navy Installs New Turbo Generators to Power ‘Electromagnetic Railguns’ On It Warships

The Chinese Navy (People’s Liberation Army Navy) has installed new turbo generators on its warships. The decision to install the...

AKSAI-CHIN AKSAI-CHIN
Featured2 days ago

Indian Army Fears A Repeat Of Siachen Conflict But This Time With China

During the Operation Meghdoot in Siachen in 1984, the Indian Army kept a close watch on suppliers of Arctic gear...

anil-ambani anil-ambani
Featured2 days ago

Will Anil Ambani’s Fortune Change With The Arrival Of Rafale Jets?

Anil Ambani and Rafale Jets: In 2016, India and France signed a purchase agreement for the supply of 36 Rafale...

SU-57 SU-57
Featured2 days ago

India Scrutinizing Russian SU-57 Stealth Jets As Makers Struggle To Fulfill Orders

Earlier, Russian Minister of Industry had confirmed on June 27 that a contract for the procurement of 76 Sukhoi Su-57...

INDIA-CHINA INDIA-CHINA
Featured3 days ago

Afghanistan Vows Revenge After Pakistani Indiscriminate Shelling Kills 9 People In Kandahar

The shellings, however, are not just limited to Afghanistan. The Pakistan army also resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling...

Advertisement