On 25 August announced a sudden check the combat readiness of the Russian army. At the meeting, the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu
announced that troops of the southern part of the Western and Central military
districts of the Northern fleet, forces HQs, and VDV is given in full combat readiness 7.00
GMT. The test will last a week until August 31. About exercise will
briefed foreign military attaches.
Spot checks will assess the ability of the military
districts operate in the South-Western strategic direction. Monitor the progress of
maneuvers of two working groups of staff.
The commander of the Navy
ordered to organize the monitoring of implementation by the black sea fleet
and the Caspian flotilla events tactical exercises.
HQs needs to organize the tasks of aircraft and units
anti-aircraft missile troops on the grounds of the southern military district.
VDV needs to work out issues of transporting troops to unfamiliar grounds.