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Belarus' reconnaissance troops to hold tactical drills ahead of West 2017

Belarusian reconnaissance troops will hold tactical drills ahead of West 2017 exercises. The combat training starts on August 9 and will last 2 days.

During this time, the military personnel will improve field training and work out the organization and provision of reconnaissance. This will be the final stage of preparation for the joint strategic exercise of the Armed Forces of Belarus and Russia West 2017.

The large-scale exercise West 2017 will be held at various firing ranges of Belarus from 14 to 20 September.

About 13,000 military from Belarus and Russia will take part in it, and almost 7,000 combat vehicles will be used.

Belarus will invite more than 80 international observers ahead of West 2017.

Belarus' reconnaissance troops to hold tactical drills ahead of West 2017