Russia formed new radiological, chemical and biological defense regiments

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Friday, October 10, 2014 10:29 AM
 
Russia activates two new Radiological, Chemical and Biological Defense regiments
Russia's Central Military District (CMD) will complete the formation of two regiments of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Defense (RChBD) in the Samara Region and the Altay Territory by the end of the year, the district's spokesperson said Thursday, October 9.
     
Russia's Central Military District (CMD) will complete the formation of two regiments of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Defense (RChBD) in the Samara Region and the Altay Territory by the end of the year, the district's spokesperson said Thursday, October 9.
New Russian RChBD regiments will be deployed in Samara region and Altay territory by end-2014
     
"CMD is completing the formation of two regiments of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Defense, which will be deployed in the Samara Region and the Altai Territory by the end of 2014," Col. Yaroslav Roshupkin said.
New RChBD regiments will boost the capabilities of the Russian army contingents deployed in the Samara and Novosibirsk regions in fighting the aftermath of technogenic disasters.

Earlier on Thursday, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said in a conference call with the top military brass of the Armed Forces that the events in the Middle East show that the threat of the use of chemical and biological weapons worldwide still remains.
 

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