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.