MoD of Russia Reports From March 28th to April 7th, 2023…

07.04.2023 (14:30) Russian and Tajik armed forces joint exercises at Kharb-Maidon training ground During the final stage of the exercises, the military contingents of two countries practised the conduct of combat operations by joint forces units to block and destroy militant groups and mock illegal armed groups.
07.04.2023 (10:00) SMD MiG-29 crews destroy mock enemy air defence in Armenia The flights were performed at different times of the day in pairs and formations.
07.04.2023 (07:00) EMD crews of Krokodil Mi-24 attack helicopters practise elements of aerobatics in Transbaikalia. The performance of the elements of aerobatics allows pilots to fully master aviation equipment, improve skills of the aerial combat, as well as better navigation according to the systems.
07.04.2023 (03:00) WMD assault unit training in rear area of special military operation The instructors are meticulous in making sure that the servicemen take into account all the possible surprises, any things that the might encounter on the battlefield. The goal is to make sure everything is brought to automatism.
06.04.2023 (16:30) Sergei Shoigu inspects fulfilment of the state defence order at the Arzamas Machine-Building Plant in Nizhny Novgorod region The company’s leadership representatives briefed the Minister of Defence on the enhancements made to the armour’s protective qualities while taking into account the protection needs currently in place and the preferences of the service members who perform missions within the special military operation.
06.04.2023 (14:55) Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu checks implementation of the state defence order in Nizhny Novgorod region The head of the Russian military department inspected the workshops that produce modern means of destruction.
06.04.2023 (07:00) Airborne UAV crews destroy a US M-777 howitzer with a Lancet loitering munition The Russian drone was manually guided and tracked by operators in order to eliminate the slightest possibility of deviation from the target.
06.04.2023 (06:15) Leer-3 electronic warfare and reconnaissance systems continue tasks in special military operation area Leer-3 UAVs and R-330 jammers allows radio jamming to be carried out across the entire operational radio frequency spectrum.
05.04.2023 (17:45) Northern Fleet detachment calls at the port of Jeddah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia The ships will replenish their fuel, fresh water, and food supplies at the port. A cultural programme is arranged for the crew.
05.04.2023 (14:00) Russian Deputy Defence Minister discusses defence policy with Kazakhstan counterpart During the talks, the parties have exchanged opinions on regional security issues, and discussed prospects for the development of Russia?Kazakhstan cooperation in the military and military-technical spheres.
05.04.2023 (08:30) Russian helicopters in Armenia train to eliminate a suspected enemy convoy as part of an inspection test After receiving coordinates from the forward spotters, the pilots scrambles and, when military equipment was detected, fired unguided rockets and air guns at various types of targets at ranges of 1,000-3,000 metres.
05.04.2023 (04:30) Iskander test launches take place the Jewish Autonomous Region The crews of the unit honed their field testing and reloading skills for missile systems.
04.04.2023 (23:00) Honouring Soviet troops in Hungary The commemoration event was organised and held on 4 April 2023 to mark the 78th Anniversary of Hungary’s liberation from fascism.
04.04.2023 (18:30) Mi-24 helicopters of Central Military District practise night-time air combat near Kurgan The exercise involved Mi-24P helicopters, about 10 pieces of ground equipment, as well as about 100 troops of the flight and engineering staff, as well as flight control and support teams.
04.04.2023 (11:00) Helicopters of Southern Military District perform instrument reconnaissance in the mountains of Armenia The helicopter crews navigated around mountain slopes and overcame passes at altitudes of 1,500-4,000 metres in darkness and in difficult weather conditions.
04.04.2023 (05:00) Mi-28 attack helicopters continue combat missions within special military operation As a result of regular combat sorties, the AFU camouflaged command posts and armoured vehicles have been obliterated.
03.04.2023 (23:15) Russian and Tajik troops kick off joint military drills on border with Afghanistan Russian and Tajik servicemen will practise a joint operation to eliminate illegal armed groups in mountainous terrain.
03.04.2023 (16:20) Russian Deputy Defence Minister Aleksandr Fomin meets with Chairman of the State Administration Council, Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services of Myanmar Min Aung Hlaing The sides discussed in detail the implementation of numerous projects in the field of bilateral military and military–technical cooperation.
01.04.2023 (13:45) Russian Defence Minister General of Army Sergei Shoigu presents servicemen with Zolotaya Zvezda Medals and other state awards The head of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation thanked the servicemen for their dedication, heroism and exemplary service in the area of the special military operation.
01.04.2023 (10:45) Russian Defence Minister holds meeting with Joint Group of Forces on ammunition supply General of the Army Sergei Shoigu noted that by now the supply volumes of the most needed combat ammunition have been determined and measures have been taken to increase it.
01.04.2023 (05:05) Airborne Troops continue to destroy AFU fortifications, equipment and manpower with 2B9 Vasilyok towed mortars within special military operation The mortar crews launch strikes from various positions, changing the firing position after firing.
01.04.2023 (05:00) Russian Aerospace Forces Su-25 attack aircraft destroy AFU camouflaged fortified field positions and armoured vehicles The missiles have been launched in pairs from low altitudes.
01.04.2023 (03:00) WMD Logistics units continue to provide support to the troops within the special military operation Special emphasis was placed on supporting the troops that operate at a considerable distance from the provisional deployment posts.
31.03.2023 (07:00) TOS-1 Solntsepyok heavy flamethrower systems of the Airborne Troops perform tasks within special military operation A Russian reconnaissance drone detected enemy movements and promptly directed TOS-1 to its target.
31.03.2023 (06:30) Russian Aerospace Forces UAVs adjust high-precision weapons fire at AFU equipment column The coordinates of detected targets were transmitted to the control center, after which high-precision weapons were used to strike at the enemy military equipment.
31.03.2023 (06:00) Russian Armed Forces’ International Mine Action Centre completes mine clearance in Laos In total, 124 unexploded ordnance were found and defused in the cleared area, including U.S. cluster submunitions such as BLU-24, BLU-26, BLU-42, artillery, and mortar shells.
31.03.2023 (05:00) Yars missile regiment of Novosibirsk missile formation perform combat patrol In the course of being on combat duty in the field, the missile regiment of Yars transporter erector launcher (TEL) is to practise many tasks and introductions, including technical ones.
30.03.2023 (17:30) CSTO Joint Headquarters hosts first talks on preparations for joint exercises with collective forces In 2023, a set of exercises with the CSTO troops (Collective Forces) will take place as the Combat Brotherhood joint operational and strategic exercise, which is the highest form of joint training within the Organisation.
30.03.2023 (05:05) Russian Aerospace Forces launch Soyuz-2.1v rocket carrier from Plesetsk Cosmodrome After being launched, the rocket was escorted by the ground automated control system of the Titov Main Test and Space Systems Control Centre.
29.03.2023 (17:30) Russian servicemen deliver humanitarian aid to a mosque in Kyrgyzstan As part of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, personnel from the Russian formation in Kyrgyzstan organised a collection of food and bare necessities, which will later be given to the people in a difficult situation.
29.03.2023 (17:00) Northern Fleet ASW helicopters participate in antisubmarine search training in the Barents Sea Ka-27 antisubmarine warfare helicopters honed tactical techniques of searching and classifying submarines and tracking them using radar and sonar.
29.03.2023 (05:15) D-20 howitzers continue missions in special military operation When the UAV detects a target, it transmits its exact coordinates to the battery. The battery, entering these coordinates, fires a shot and destroys the target.
29.03.2023 (05:10) Ka-52 helicopters continue missions in special military operation The Ka-52 reconnaissance assault helicopters carried out missile launches against strongholds and armoured vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine during combat sorties.
29.03.2023 (05:05) Strategic Missile Forces launch a planned CPX involving Novosibirsk missile formation Special attention during the exercise will be paid to the use of UAVs of various modifications.
28.03.2023 (17:30) CMD officers receive state awards for participation in special military operation The soldiers were awarded Suvorov, Zhukov and ‘For military merits’ Medals for their courage and heroism in the performance of their tasks within the special military operation.
28.03.2023 (15:45) Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu conduct inspection of fulfilment of state defence order by military-industrial complex in Chelyabinsk and Kirov regions The head of the military department inspected the production capacity of the enterprises involved in the production of military products to support the special military operation.
28.03.2023 (07:00) WMD Msta-B 152 mm howitzer crews launch artillery attack at AFU fortifications The fire was conducted with high-explosive shells, causing maximum damage to enemy fortifications and manpower.