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Ukraine : Command-staff training with the firing of the brigade of the operational command "East" took place in Rivne region.

The final stage of brigade tactical combat shooting with the participation of one of the mechanized brigades of the operational command "East" was held at Rivne Combined Arms Training Grounds.

During four days in the conditions of the combat approaching as close as possible, issues concerning the implementation by a separate mechanized brigade of the tasks of defensive combat, counterattacking and offensive combat were worked out.

During the exercise, the apparatus of the leadership created a difficult situation, which constantly increased by the instructors, which demanded from the commander of the brigade adequate response to the situation and the adoption of urgent decisions on the tasks of fire damage to the enemy, the timely use of the brigade's general reserves, the second-round battle, as well simultaneous control of artillery units, crews of the Army and tactical aviation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

As the commander of the training, the commander of the forces of the operational command "East," Lieutenant-General Alexander Krasnok, pointed out that practically these exercises were directed at the brigade's actions in the offensive battle, the passage of water obstacles, the seizure of profitable frontiers, counterattacking, the execution of fire tasks during offensive and counterattack During the exercises, the brigade acted confidently and showed a good result, however, there are a number of issues over which the command of the brigade and units will need to work. This concerns the implementation of some tactical standards, especially during an offensive battle.

Brigade tactical exercises are the final stage of brigade combat coordination. After the exercises, a review of its readiness will be conducted, and after completing the measures, the military unit's willingness to carry out assignments will be assessed, - said the lieutenant-general Alexander Krasnokok.

A separate mechanized brigade of the operational command "East" completed the tasks of protecting the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine at the Svitlodarsky arc in July this year. After deducing to the station of permanent disposition, he undertook measures for the restoration, deployment and reconciliation of units to the battalion inclusive. The Rivne landfill has become the defining point for brigade training, since the existing infrastructure allows not only full use of the brigade to carry out tasks in different types of combat, but also operate in an unfamiliar earlier area.

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Date:Dec 4, 2018
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