Russia and Algeria have held the final conference for the planning and preparation of the first joint Russian-Algerian tactical exercise. The conference tool place in Vladikavkaz, said the press service of the Southern Military District.
Representatives of the command of the 58th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District and the Algerian National People's Army approved the timing, concept, and scenario of the exercise, as well as the composition means of forces. During the conference, members of the delegations of the two countries agreed on the procedure for crossing the state border, placing and feeding personnel, organizing material and technical support.
The goal of the exercise is to increase the readiness of command and control forces to combat terrorism. Algeria and Russian servicemen will carry out tactical actions to search for, detect, and destroy illegal armed formations; search for and destroy conventional explosive devices; conduct radiological, chemical, and biological reconnaissance in buildings and on the ground.
The exercise will take place in October this year at the Tsarskoye training ground in North Ossetia. It is planned to involve about 80 servicemen of the Southern Military District of motorized rifle formations stationed in the North Caucasus, and about 80 servicemen of the Armed Forces of Algeria in the tactical exercise.
The plan for the combat training of the Southern Military District in 2021 provides for the participation of the district's military personnel in international exercises with units of the armed forces of Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Armenia, Algeria, India, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, and Egypt.
International joint activities are carried out in accordance with the plan of international activities and are aimed at strengthening and developing military cooperation between countries.