Russia and Tajikistan Complete First Military Exercises in 2023


A joint bilateral exercise of the armed forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tajikistan ended at the Harb-Maidon training ground

The exercise took place on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan near the border with Afghanistan from 3 to 7 April.

During the final stage, the military contingents of Russia and Tajikistan worked out the issues of conducting combat operations by units of joint forces to block and destroy illegal armed formations, as well as conducting combat and special operations to restore the state border.

When drawing tactical episodes, the BTR-80, BTR-82, BMP-2, T-72 tanks, Akatsiya and Gvozdika self-propelled artillery mounts, as well as BM-21 Grad multiple launch rocket systems were widely used.

From the air, the combined group of troops was supported by the crews of Mi-8 transport and combat helicopters and Mi-24 attack helicopters.

At the closing ceremony of the exercises, the representative of the command of the Central Military District, Major General Sergei Pimenkov, and the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Tajikistan, Colonel General Sherali Mirzo, presented valuable gifts and medals “For Strengthening the Combat Commonwealth” to the most distinguished servicemen.

Source: avesta