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Intelligence and strategic exercises Kavkaz-2009 "ended in the Stavropol Territory.
The exercises Kavkaz-2009 "was attended by about 200 tanks, 450 armored vehicles and 250 artillery shells of various calibres, as well as other military equipment.
From 26 June to 6 July in the Northern Caucasus in the conditions closest to the fighting, were operational and strategic exercises the Russian Army "Kavkaz-2009". Supervised Exercise Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Army General Nikolai Makarov.
purpose of operational and strategic exercises Kavkaz-2009 ", which was attended by about 8,5 thousand people have been checking the real status of the combat and mobilization readiness of troops stationed in South-West region of Russia.
Part of the exercises was the "Sernovodsk, located in the Stavropol region. In a scenario exercises big bandit tried to enter the territory of Russia. Blocking part of the state border, in place of the infiltration of terrorists, motorized units of fire of all available forces and means for causing the maximum forces to defeat the enemy. In the battle attended aircraft attack plane Su-25 military aircraft and helicopters Mi-24 and Mi-8. Earlier on Saturday, the paratroopers spent attempting to prevent "militants" to break from the sea. Air support them to have Su-24 bombers. In the area of the exercises were ships Novorossiysk naval base.
During the military exercises have achieved all the goals and objectives.
Intelligence and strategic exercises Kavkaz-2009 "held at the North-Caucasian military district in the Krasnodar and Stavropol territories, Astrakhan, Volgograd and Rostov regions, in North Ossetia, Ingushetia, Dagestan, Karachay-Cherkessia and Chechnya .