Commander of the Southern Military District, General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov, began checking the combat readiness of subordinate formations and military units, RIA Novosti writes.
Head of the press service of the Southern Military District Vadim Astafyev said that according to military units of the Southern Military District were raised to the training alarm signal, followed by an exit to the areas of concentration. In total, more than six thousand military personnel are involved in the check.
Formations and military units of the Southern Military District will need to work out measures to organize comprehensive support and perform tasks as part of tactical groups during exercises with live firing.
Earlier, the Ministry of Defense reported on a sudden check of the combat readiness of troops in the Eastern Military District. It was clarified that the units of the Air Defense Forces will have to perform control and test exercises in combat training subjects with tactical exercises and live firing at remote firing ranges.