RUSSIAN BASE SUMS UP ACTIVITIES IN ARMENIA OVER 2014

December 30, 2014 12:00

Yerevan /Mediamax/. The Russian military base in Armenia summed up
the results of combat training of subdivisions of Gyumri and Yerevan
military garrisons over 2014 academic year.

Over 2014, more than 100 military squad and platoon firings, about
15 tactical exercises of various levels including those within a
formation have been held.

"The main focus was on training and holding of joint exercises with
the Armenian Defense Ministry subdivisions and the first tactical
exercise within the whole military base involving aviation and air
defense forces", the press service of the base reads.

As compared to the same period of 2013, the intensity of trainings
of combat vehicle driving and flights of fighters and helicopters
increased 4.5-fold.

Over 2014, about 3500 training sessions of small arms firing and
about 500 classes for combat vehicles were carried out. Over 2200
practical classes, about 1500 test and control exercises were held
at the trainings of driving of armored vehicles and military equipment.

Pilots of "Erebuni" Russian air base carried out over 500 flights. The
overall flying time made over 2000 hours.

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