A sudden check of the combat readiness of troops began in the Eastern Military District (VVO), the press service of the Ministry of Defense reports.
It is known that the verification is being carried out as part of preparations for the strategic command and staff exercises “Vostok-2022”.
The air defense units will have to work out a range of tasks for organizing comprehensive support and perform control and test exercises in combat training subjects with tactical exercises and live firing at remote firing ranges.
At the same time, special attention will be paid to the possibilities of the transport infrastructure for the transportation of military personnel and equipment.
It is expected that these exercises will allow assessing the ability to act quickly after regrouping over long distances across Russia.
Earlier it became known about the plans of the defense department to complete this year the creation of two new divisions in southern Russia. The divisions will include a motorized rifle regiment and a tank battalion.