A solemn closing ceremony of CSTO military exercises took place in Kazakhstan
MOSCOW, October 7 – RIA Novosti. The closing ceremony of the CSTO exercises took place in Kazakhstan on Friday, reporters were told at the CSTO joint press center.
Within the framework of the “Interaction”, “Poisk” and “Echelon” exercises, the tasks of improving the cohesion of the command and control bodies, combat readiness and operational compatibility have been completed. Without exception, all participants showed good results. He confirmed your level of training with your professional command in military equipment and weapons,” stressed First Deputy Minister of Defense – Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan, Lieutenant General Marat Khusainov, quoting the press center.
The exercises made it possible to improve the practical skills of the CSTO’s Collective Rapid Response Forces (CRRF) command in ensuring the stability and continuity of planning, command and control, the level of field training and consistency of actions. The press center added CRRF components to develop and manage new forms and methods of performing tasks.
The ceremony was attended by the Chief of the Joint Staff of the CSTO Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov, the Deputy Secretary General of the CSTO Takhir Khairulloev, the First Deputy Minister of Defense – Chief of the General Staff of the Belarusian Armed Forces, Major General Viktor Gulevich, Akim. Nurzhan Nurzhigitov from Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl Region, representatives of the military-diplomatic units.
Command personnel exercises “Interaction-2022” with the Collective Rapid Response Forces of the CSTO, special exercises “Poisk-2022” with forces and reconnaissance vehicles, and exercises “Echelon-2022” with the logistics units of the troops (collective forces) CSTO, September 26-13 It was carried out simultaneously between Oct.
The total number of participants in the exercises is more than 6.5 thousand people, with more than 850 military and special equipment, including aircraft, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles. The basis of the Russian contingent were the units of the Central Military District.