On 13 November 2023, the XVI meeting of the Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization's Consultative Coordination Centre for Responding to Computer Incidents (CSTO CCC) was held in Moscow, with the participation of leading experts and representatives of the national authorized bodies for Responding to Computer Incidents of the CSTO member states.
A meeting of the CSTO Collective Security Council was held in Minsk on 23 November.
The heads of states have discussed in detail current problems of international and regional security and the main results of the activities of the CSTO during the inter-sessional period.
A meeting of the heads of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has begun in Minsk in the narrow format.
On 22 November 2023, in Minsk, a joint meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, the Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Secretaries of the Security Councils of the CSTO was held. Representatives of the Republic of Armenia did not take part in the meeting.
In accordance with the Action Plan for the implementation of the decisions of the November 20-22 session of the CSTO CSC and the fulfilment of the priority areas of the Organization’s activities, two documents relevant to the stabilization of the situation in the South Caucasus have been developed so far under the chairmanship of the Republic of Belarus.
At the second stage of the special training "Echelon-2019", issues of organizing the material and technical support of the formations of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces during the joint operation to localize the armed conflict were worked out10.10.2019
At the second stage of the special training “Echelon-2019” with the forces and means of material and technical support of the CSTO member states at the training ground of the 333rd Mulino Combat Training Center, issues of organizing material and technical support of the formations of the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces during a joint operation to localize the armed conflict were worked out.
Subdivisions of the consolidated logistics battalion worked out the deployment of a field fuel depot on the ground. Using pipe-laying machines from the unloading station to the field fuel depot, a field pipeline with a length of more than five kilometers was laid. This unique military infrastructure object can contain up to 600 m3 of fuel and up to 10 tons of oil and grease at a time.
In the next area, the department of the mobile bakery PHK-7K within two hours established a full cycle of bread production. During the special training "Echelon-2019", military officers of the logistics team of the Western Military District baked more than 7 tons of fresh bread. Such a volume made it possible to provide two divisions with bread, which, for example, corresponds to the daily needs of the residents of a small regional center.
A wide range of tasks were fulfilled by military doctors. A pneumoframed medical company with 50 seats was deployed at the training ground. For the period of the training, the medical company was strengthened by a specialized medical team. In the course of conducting artifical military operations, the issues of evacuation of the wounded from the battlefield, their reception, sorting and the provision of medical care were worked out. The throughput capability of a medical company, whose specialists can provide qualified medical care with specialized elements, is up to two hundred wounded per day.
Other units and military bases worked out the issues of replenishing the compensation of missiles, ammunition and other facilities, as well as organizing the maintenance and repair of weapons and military equipment.
“There are no artificialities during the practical development of the introductory trainings: all units operate in full force and fully carry out the tasks,” said Colonel General Anatoly Sidorov, head of the CSTO Joint Staff, who visited today various sections of the training ground where military training tasks were carried out.
He also assessed the actions of units. “The level of personnel training is very high. The training is attended by representatives of all six member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization. The joint work will contribute to the improvement of the material and technical support system for the CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Forces, ”said the Head of the CSTO Joint Staff.
The training, led by Deputy Commander of the Western Military District, Lieutenant General Andrei Bulyga, is attended by military officers of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Tajikistan and the CSTO Joint Staff Task Force. There is only about 900 people and more than 250 units of equipment.
The special training "Echelon-2019" with the forces and means of material and technical support of the CSTO member states is carried out as part of the unified concept of the CSTO joint operational-strategic training “Combat Brotherhood-2019”. The trainings are defined by the plan for joint training activities of control bodies command, and force and means generation of the CSTO collective security system for 2019, a plan approved by the Council of Ministers of Defense and the CSTO Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils._________________________________________________
The Joint Press Center of the CSTO training "ECHELON-2019"