Russian paratroopers take part in Egypt for a joint anti-terrorist exercise, “Defenders of friendship-2016”

Today began redeployment of Russian troops in Egypt to participate in the joint Russian-Egyptian anti-terrorist exercises “Defenders of friendship-2016”. It will be held from 15 to 26 October on the territory of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Departure of the Russian military contingent with their weapons and equipment comes from the Russian military airfield Diaghilev (Ryazan region). Troop transport planes carried military transport aircraft Il-76.
For Russian Airborne troops that teaching is one of the first experiences of joint activities paratroops of the two countries on the African continent. International teaching of Russian airborne units and Egypt on the African continent for the first time.

Participation of servicemen of the Airborne Forces of Russia in the international doctrine regulated reached with the Egyptian side agreements and conducted in accordance with the plan of the international activities of the Russian Defense Ministry.

Source: function.mil.ru

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