In Russia by decision of the President and the Supreme commander of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has suddenly begun to test the combat readiness of the formations and military units of the Central (CVO) and Eastern (BBO) military districts, long-range and Military transport aviation. This was announced by Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, “Interfax”.
“Today from 5:00 GMT in accordance with the decision of the Supreme commander of the armed forces in a planned manner, the military authorities with the formations and military units of BBO, CVO, VDV (airborne troops), long-range and Military transport aviation started to perform activities for bringing in the highest degree of combat readiness,” – said Shoigu.
It is noted that the test will hold from 20 to 25 August.
According to Sergei Shoigu, the results of the events are going to take into account when evaluating the state of readiness in connections, military units, departments and readiness for admission to the maneuvers.
The test is held on the eve of the maneuvers “Vostok-2018”.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that Russia intends to hold large-scale exercises “Vostok-2018” in August-September. In particular, the plan to leverage the strength and resources of the Eastern and Central military districts, the Northern fleet.