Russia and Serbia to Conduct Joint Antiterrorist Drills
Russia and Serbia will conduct a joint tactical antiterrorist exercise in the first half of November in the territory of Serbia. This information was presented by the press service of the Russian Defence Ministry.
The Tula-based airborne force unit and Serbian ground forces will be involved in the SREM-2014 drills. The maneuvers will include firing exercise, airdropping of troops and combat vehicles with the use of parachute systems.
According to Head of the National Defence Management Center Lt. Gen. Mikhail Mizintsev, Russia held more than 3,000 exercises in 2014. In particular, the Vostok-2014 drills were conducted at more than 20 land, sea and air ranges. More than 155,000 servicemen, some 8,000 units of military hardware, including over 4,000 armored vehicles, 632 aircraft, and 84 ships took part in the military exercises.