Russian marines run the gauntlet of enemy fire

Military tactical drills kicked off on the Caspian Flotilla in the Astrakhan Region on May 24. The naval infantry is to demonstrate its prowess and skills in a three-day exercise.

According to Pavel Golovkin, chief of staff at the 73rd Brigade (Caspian Flotilla), during this exercise the crews of warships are expected to engage and resist a token enemy. The battle scenario is not being revealed until the warships take to the sea. He added that the drills involve four Caspian Flotilla landing boats and naval infantry.

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