Russian Military Hold Over 1,000 Winter Exercises With Drones
Russia's Southern Military District's press service announced Monday that in South Ossetia and North Ossetia-Alania ranges Russian soldiers have carried out more than 1,000 tactical and special exercises using drones during the winter training period.
"During the winter training period in South Ossetia’s Dzartsemi and North Ossetia-Alania republic’s Tarskoye training grounds the military base units carried out more than 1,000 tactical and special exercises using unmanned aerial vehicles," the press release said.
The Southern Military District announced that the soldiers used several types of drones for equipment control practicing, enemy military targets shooting and conducting of reconnaissance. In late May Russia carried out drone drills in Tajikistan because of a surge of activity by the Taliban group on the Tajik-Afgani border.