First Russian army motorcade completes drills in Crimea
The members of the army crossed the Crimean bridge to return to their permanent bases after undertaking military exercises for offensive engineering units in Krasnodar near Crimea.
The first Russian motorcade of a logistic support unit has crossed the Crimean Bridge on its way back to its permanent base following training in Crimea, according to a statement issued by the Southern Military District on Wednesday.
According to the statement, "a motorcade of the Southern Military District’s logistic support unit has completed the first part of its march along the Tavrida highway, crossing the Crimean Bridge on the way to its permanent base after completing routine drills. The motorcade is being accompanied by the military traffic inspection department’s vehicles."
The military troops returned to their permanent locations on Wednesday morning after completing tactical maneuvers at combined-arms training sites in Crimea. Upon arrival at military sites, military equipment will be serviced and prepped for the next combat training.
The tactical maneuvers were held in 15 different combined-arms training sites. Reinforced companies of battalion tactical units participated in the drills.
Yesterday, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced the beginning of military exercises for offensive engineering units using the latest equipment in the Krasnodar Territory, near Crimea.
The Ministry stated that army aviation has begun combat exercises to master flight and combat in night conditions in the Stavropol region in southern Russia.
In the same context, the Russian Black Sea Fleet said Tuesday, that the Fleet's maneuvers in the Black Sea started with the participation of more than 30 Russian ships, which included firing exercises from the ships' artillery.
The Fleet's press service said the Black Sea Fleet ships have mastered conducting a naval battle with artillery fire, searching for and destroying a hypothetical enemy submarine, as well as providing air support to a group of ships taking part in the exercises.