Category Archives: Drills & Exercises

TOS-2 Flamethrower System Used for the First Time

For the first time, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation used the latest heavy flamethrower system TOS-2 "Tosochka" during the main stage of the "Kavkaz-2020" exercise at the Kapustin Yar range in the Astrakhan region.  Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The fire of the unguided rocket-propelled ordnance with thermobaric warheads with enhanced energy capacity…
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KAVKAZ-2020 Drills Kick Off Today!

The Kavkaz-2020 (Caucus-2020) strategic-post drills start today with more than 80,000 participants in total; this includes combat support units, combat service support units, technical support units, air defense and naval units, as well as special troops (the Federal National Guard Troops Service and the Ministry for Emergency Situations). Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. These…
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“Thracian Viper – 2020” Began in Bulgaria

The period 14-25 September 2020 witnesses the international flight training "Thracian Viper - 2020" which is hosted by the Bulgarian Air Force in the airspace of Bulgaria. This training on the Bulgarian side will be lead by the Graf Ignatievo Airforce Base, Brigadier General Dimitar Petrov. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "Forces and resources…
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80K People at KAVKAZ-2020 Exercise

KAVKAZ-2020 (Caucasus-2020) multilateral strategic command-post exercise is to have 80,000 people approximately, said the Russian Ministry of Defence today. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "About 80,000 people in total are expected to be involved in the KAVKAZ-2020 strategic command-post exercise (this includes combat support units, combat service support units, technical support units, air defense and naval…
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KAVKAZ 2020 : 9 Foreign Participants

KAVKAZ 2020 (Caucasus-2020) multilateral strategic command-post exercise are to take place this month from 21 to 26 September. Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu said at a video conference Tuesday that the drills will involve nine foreign states. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The exercise will take place from September 21 to 26 and will complete a set…
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S-400 Triumph System Fires at Air Targets in Astrakhan

The Russian Ministry of Defence has shared footage of the training of the Russian Air Defence Forces Astrakhan region. As part of the exercises, the crews of the S-400 Triumph system and the Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile and cannon systems repulsed a simulated massive missile and air strike of a simulated enemy by launching missiles. Follow New…
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New Naval Cruise Missiles Tested by Iran

Iranian state media reported today new naval cruise missiles tested by Iran. The test took place during a war game at the Indian Ocean. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Thursday morning witnessed the launch of  ‘Ramadan Martyrs’ combat war game in the Sea of Oman and the northern parts of the Indian Ocean by the…
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Egyptian Air Defence Forces to Exercise in Russia in 2021

In the framework of military-technical cooperation between Russia and Egypt, the Egyptian air defence forces will conduct joint exercise with Russian air defence forces on the territory of the Russian Federation in 2021. This was confirmed by Major-General Alexander Leonov,  Chief of the Air Defence Forces of the Russian Armed Forces, in an interview he gave…
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NATO Exercises Provoke Russia

NATO exercises provoke Russia, that was the main idea that Chief of MOD GS Sergey Rudskoi addressed on Monday. He described these exercise activities near Russian border as having "a clear anti-Russian Orientation" Russia perceived the drills planned for the eve of 9 May as aggressive. Furthermore, but Russia's General Staff viewed them as an…
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Strategic Missile Force to Hold Over 100 Drills in 2020

The Russian Ministry of Defence announced to day that Russia’s Strategic Missile Force will hold more than 100 different drills. This will be during the summer training period that starts on June 1. "During the summer training period, the Strategic Missile Force (SMF) will conduct over 30 tactical drills with missile regiments. More than 70…
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