Russian Army Carries Mock Nuclear Attack On NATO Troops In Poland during a large-scale ZAPAD-2021 military exercise.
Moreover, the Russian military conducted dummy bombing runs involving long-range preciseness live-fires.
However, as a part of the exercise, a combination of Tu-22M3 bombers simulated an attack on the American military command. Consequently, nuclear-capable artillery conducted realistic live-fire exercises.
Russian Army conducted a live-fire training exercise with the improved variant of Soviet 203mm called the 2S7M Malka. The gun has a range of 47000 m, but this can be extended to 55,500 m by using Rocket. Its primary mission is to fireside nuclear artillery shells.
ACCORDING TO RUSSIAN MEDIA THE DRILL CONTAIN:
- 20,000 troops.
- 80 plane and helicopters.
- 760 combat vehicles.
- 290 tanks
- 240 artillery systems
- multiple rocket launchers
- 15 warships.
In addition to “The exercise, Zapad-2021 showed that we’ve got the power to make major combined groups, plan combat operations in any directions, stop any aggression and perform a resolute strike to provide a serious result on any enemy,” Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russia Yunus-Bek Yevkurov same at the closing ceremony.
However, he stressed that within the course of the exercise the combined cluster incontestible the abilities nonheritable over a year of routine coaching and tight interaction in addressing tasks on the battlefield.
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Why Russian Army Carries Mock Nuclear Attack On NATO Troops In Poland ?
The main purpose of the Zapad 21 exercise is to simulate counter-attacks in case of large-scale war with the US and its Nato allies.
What is Zapad ?
Zapad 2021 is however one of the theatre-level exercises of the Russian armed forces with the focus primarily on operations against terrorists.
WHAT IS NATO?
It is a political and military alliance that brings together 29 member countries from Europe and North America.