June 12th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –
Military training termed “Slavic Brotherhood – 2017” has started off in Belarus.
The exercise is attended by Russia, Belarus and special forces operations of Serbia.
The servicemen of the three countries will practice exercises to address counter-terrorism objectives, says Colonel Alexei Sgibnev.
“This morning, the first stage of the active phase of the maneuvers began – preparation of a multinational battalion tactical group to carry out counter-terrorism tasks in a designated area, overcoming water obstacles” – Sgibnev said.
He also noted that in the second part of the training, a helicopter search-and-assault team exercises will be practised.
The training takes places between June 6 and 11th, and the second stage between 12 to 14 June.
The exercise involves more than 1 thousand military personnel from Russia, Belarus and Serbia. Also involved over 150 units of Russian and Belarussian military technology.