In June Russian airbornes forces will air-drop 20,000 paratroopers and 10 combat vehicles 0706141
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Defence & Security News - Russia
|Saturday, June 7, 2014 09:04 AM|
|In June Russian airbornes forces will air-drop 20,000 paratroopers and 10 combat vehicles.|
Command of Russian airborne forces will air-drop about three divisions in June training planned in 15 regions with participation of more than 40,000 men and organic equipment, airborne forces spokesman Yevgeny Meshkov said on Friday, June 6, 2014.
Russian paratrooper after air-drop during field military exercise
About 20,000 paratroopers along with 10 combat and support vehicles will be dropped from Ilyushin Il-76 military aircraft, more than 2,000 will jump from An-26, Meshkov said. More than 20,000 jumps are planned from An-2 aircraft and Mi-8 helicopters.