The CSTO Collective Forces in the course of the first stage of the "Echelon-2020" special training began to deploy the material and technical area
On August 18, this year, in the course of the first stage of the "Echelon-2020" special training with the assets of Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces at the “Kapustin Yar” training ground in the Astrakhan region, specialists began to deploy the material and technical area.
With the receipt of the letter of instruction, the officials of the CSTO CRRF Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics control center began to develop an idea for organizing the Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics during the joint operation. In the course of the work, new algorithms for the work of the logistics management groups are tested.
Specialists of the defense departments of the CSTO member states, in cooperation with the Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics units of the Southern Military District in the field, fulfilled the standards for replenishment of ammunition consumption on-station, the deployment of a mass refueling area in order to replenish fuel consumption in the course of the march, the deployment of a bath and laundry plant using field kits laundry PPP-60 and mobile field bath PPB-32, as well as mobile bakery.
At the training ground, the servicemen deployed a PSG-600 field fuel depot and started refueling the vehicles involved in the training.
Together with the units of a separate repair and evacuation regiment of the Southern Military District, they deployed an integrated area for the repair and restoration of automobile and armored vehicles. To carry out operational confirmation of the safety and quality of food raw materials and food products of animal and plant origin, Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics specialists prepared a mobile field veterinary and sanitary laboratory for operation.
Military contingents of the Organization's member states and an operational group of the CSTO Joint Staff are taking part in the training under the charge of the Deputy Commander of the Southern Military District for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, Lieutenant General Viktor Voronov. In total, about 1,000 military personnel and about 250 pieces of equipment are involved.
The Joint Press Center for the CSTO "Echelon-2020" training