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Servicemen take part in snap checks in Chechnya

Servicemen take part in snap checks in Chechnya

Two regiments of the 42nd motorized rifle division stationed in Chechnya took part in snap checks, the press service of the Southern Military District said. "Over 2,000 servicemen marched to the assigned area surrounded by …

 Azerbaijan and Turkey to hold joint military drills

Azerbaijan and Turkey to hold joint military drills

Azerbaijan and Turkey will hold joint tactical live-fire exercises dubbed 'Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - 2019' on May 1-3, 2019, according to Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry. The drills will be held in accordance with the …

Air defense troops hold drills in Crimea and Krasnodar

Air defense troops hold drills in Crimea and Krasnodar

Units of an air defense missile regiment from the army corps of the Black Sea Fleet have switched to field exercises near the Saki and Kacha aerodromes in Crimea, the Fleet’s press office reported. "Over 300 anti-aircraft …

Russian paratroopers take part in massive drills in Crimea

Russian paratroopers take part in massive drills in Crimea

Units from Russia’s Airborne Troops are participating in an extensive military drill in Crimea, Russia's Defense Ministry press service reported. The exercise features more than 1,500 paratroopers, more than 300 military cargo …

Iranian Air Force holds drills in Isfahan

Iranian Air Force holds drills in Isfahan

The war drills Fadayeeyan Harim Velayat 8 were held in the Iranian province of Isfahan. A spokesperson for the war game said the drill achieved all its purposes, noting that the exercise zone had been designed like a real …

Azerbaijan's army conducts live-fire exercises at night (VIDEO)

Azerbaijan's army conducts live-fire exercises at night (VIDEO)

Azerbaijani Army Corps conducted live-fire exercises at the combined-arms range at night according to the combat training plan for the current year, approved by the Azerbaijani defense minister, according to the Azerbaijani defense ministry's …

Peskov says FSO drills at Kremlin is normal practice

Peskov says FSO drills at Kremlin is normal practice

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin is the residence of the head of state and a high security site, so it’s perfectly normal for men responsible for the president’s safety to conduct …

Azerbaijani IFV crews conduct combat firing (VIDEO)

Azerbaijani IFV crews conduct combat firing (VIDEO)

Azerbaijan's crews of infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) are conducting combat firing according to the 2018 combat training plan, approved by the Minister of Defense, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense said. The main purpose of the …

Russia and Pakistan to hold joint military drills

Russia and Pakistan to hold joint military drills

Russian-Pakistani military drills "Friendship 2018" will be held in the mountains of Pakistan from October 21 until November 4, head of the Russian Southern Military District Vadim Astafyev said. "The …

UK to hold biggest war games against 'Russian cavalry' in Oman

UK to hold biggest war games against 'Russian cavalry' in Oman

The United Kingdom is preparing to combat countries with more powerful armed forces, including Russia, via unmanned flying drones during its Saif Sareea-3 military exercise, The Times reported, citing the commander in charge of the UK land forces …

CSTO to hold drills in Tajikistan in October

CSTO to hold drills in Tajikistan in October

Joint tactical exercises by the rapid reaction forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization 'Rubezh-2018' will be held in late October at a mountainous firing range in Tajikistan, the Central Military District's press service …

Iran launches massive military drills

Iran launches massive military drills

Iran's army has launched two-day military exercises involving the ground, naval, and aerial forces under its command. The military drills, codenamed Mohammad Rasoulallah, started early on Monday on an order by the Army's deputy …

Caspian flotilla drills held in Makhachkala

Caspian flotilla drills held in Makhachkala

In Makhachkala, the sailors of the anti-subversive-sabotage forces detachment and assets of the Caspian Flotilla conducted exercises to detain submarine saboteurs of the conventional enemy, the press service of the Southern Military District …

Ships of Caspian flotilla train to repair holes  

Ships of Caspian flotilla train to repair holes  

Crews of the Caspian Flotilla ships conducted damage control exercises in Kaspiysk, the head of the press service of the Southern Military District, Vadim Astafiev, reported. According to him, the drills were to reveal the readiness of …

 Iran holds air force drill - media

Iran holds air force drill - media

The Iranian air force held its annual military exercise to show off its ability to safeguard the country's airspace, IRNA news agency reported. The drill took place near the central city of Isfahan, a region that is home to the …

Putin test-fires nuclear-capable missiles (VIDEO)

Putin test-fires nuclear-capable missiles (VIDEO)

Russian President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of Russia’s Armed Forces Vladimir Putin took part on Thursday night in strategic nuclear forces command and control drills, presidential spokesman Dmitry …