Vostok 2018 | Russia’s biggest military exercise! What is latest?
National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 16 September 2018
During the Vostok 2018 maneuvers, a tactical strike force made up of missile cruiser Varyag, major ASW ships Admiral Vinogradov, and Admiral Panteleyev held joint drills with two surface action groups in the Sea of Okhotsk.
The ships trained maneuvering and reformation, air defence of the whole group at sea.
In total up to 20 warships of various classes were supported by shipborne aviation at sea during the maneuvers.
Tactical aviation of the Eastern Military District has delivered an air strike on mock enemy at the Mukhor-Konduy training ground during the Vostok 2018 maneuvers.
Pilots launched unguided air missiles and air bombs of various calibres. Su-30SM, Su-34, Su-24M and Su-25 aircraft eliminated targets simulating artillery battery, tanks and motorised rifle company of the mock enemy.
Su-24MR reconnaissance crews provided pilots with target locations. In total, more than 30 aircraft were involved in the drills.
During maneuvers at the Tsugol training ground, the A-50U airborne early warning and control aircraft was involved in actions to repel a mock air strike.
An air complex fulfilled the tasks of on-duty in the air, the detection of air targets and the transfer of their coordinates to the MiG-31, Su-35S, Su-30SM fighters of the air defense patrols of the Eastern Military District.
The A-50U airborne early warning and control aircraft allows to timely detect and intercept all air targets at a distance of more than 200 kilometers before entering the zone of responsibility of the air defence units of the district.
Units of the Arctic Motorized Rifle Brigade of the Northern Fleet, taking part in the Vostok 2018 maneuvers, carried out a march across the territory of the Chukotka Peninsula from the shore of the Arctic Ocean to the Pacific coast using standard vehicles designed for operations in the Far North.
The march was carried out along the Cape Vankarem – the village of Egvekinot covering more than 270 kilometers off-road on DT-10P articulated all-terrain tracked carrier in two days.
During the march, they trained raid tactics to search for and destroy simulated commando groups.
At separate stages of the march, military units fired from small arms and large-caliber machine guns at prepared target positions.
Forces of the Northern Fleet participate in Vostok 2018 maneuvers in northeast direction as part of the Arctic force grouping. To participate in the Vostok 2018 maneuvers ships and vessels of the Northern Fleet made a transfer from the main point of basing on the Kola Peninsula to the area of maneuvers through the Northern Sea Route. Since August 8 ships and vessels passed more than 4,000 nautical miles and completed the tasks of several tactical exercises in the Arctic.
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United States of America (USA) Got Scared By Russia’s biggest war game Vostok- 2018? The visuals of the military exercise suggests so. Russia and China together certainly have power to scare world’s so far considered biggest military power. In this video, you will watch exercise visuals in following order:
1. Operation to escort a detachment of ships of the Pacific Fleet within the framework of maneuvers
2. The work of operational-tactical aviation VVO on maneuvers
3. Large-scale shooting frames of the Uragan MLRS at the Tsugol training ground within the framework of maneuvers
4. Shooting of howitzer Msta-B and ACU Akatsiya within the limits of maneuvers
5. The doctrine of anti-submarine defense with the ships of the Northern Fleet during the maneuvers
6. Joint actions of motorized rifles and tankmen within the limits of maneuvers
7. Actions of military police units on maneuvers
8. This was the start of maneuvers
Vostok 2018 | क्या Russia और China की नज़दीकियाँ India के लिये खतरे की घंटियाँ हैं?
आखिर वही हुआ न.. जिसका ड़र था…. हिंदुस्तान का सबसे पुराना दोस्त- हमारा हमनवा, हमारा हमसफर हमारे सबसे बड़े दुशमनों से दोस्ती कर बैठा… जी हां दोस्तों, हमारा दोस्त रूस अब हिंदुस्तान की मुख़लिफ़त करने वाले चीन और पाकिस्तान के गले लग रहा है। सबसे ताजा खबरे जो रूस से आ रहीं हैं उसके मुताबिक रूस, शीत युद्ध के बाद से अब तक का सबसे बड़ा युद्ध अभ्यास “वोस्तोक-2018” कर रहा है। लेकिन हैरत की बात ये है कि रूस की इस मिलीट्री एक्सरसाईज में चीन और मंगोलिया भी शामिल है। इस युद्धअभ्यास का हिंदुस्तान के लिए क्या मायने हैं? या ये MILITARY EXERCISE सिर्फ अमेरिका या नाटो को ड़राने के लिए ही की जा रही है…. Watch the full story at url: https://youtu.be/PemBytfQU-c
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