Field exercises have been launched at the Kamhud highland training center with intelligence units from the Russian military base stationed in Armenia, www.news.am reported.
More than 200 scouts will improve their skills in tactical, physical, special, fire training and fighting at an altitude of 1,500 meters for three weeks, the press service of the Southern Military District said.
The level of each scout's individual training will be evaluated during the course on concealed movement in the tactical field, spotting reconnaissance patrols in the units and platoons, organization and implementation of ambushes and raids, as well as the ability to quickly overcome mountain slopes and ravines. For more effective reconnaissance, soldiers will learn to use various optical and opto-electronic devices for detecting objects belonging to an imaginary enemy.
Special tactical exercises with live firing and tactical exercises with a special reconnaissance battalion will be held at the final stage of the field exercise. Upon completion of the field exercise, the special and reconnaissance company of the military base will undergo a two-week mountain training course.