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Belarusian air forces practice prevention of airspace violation during West 2017

Counteraction to subversive groups and illegal military formations is still the main task of West 2017 drills. Servicemen perform these tasks at nine ranges in the air, on land and at sea.

For instance, the situation of suppressing the violation of the state border in the airspace was worked out on the Domanovsky training ground on September 15.

Anti-aircraft missile units were involved. They marched into the new positioning area.

Vladimir Makarov, head of the information department - press secretary of the main department of ideological work of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus:
On the second day of the exercise, the officials, the leadership of the exercise heard out the students' reports regarding the conclusions from the assessment of the current situation; they also studied the methods of work and analyzed the actions of the commanders in terms of the management of troops during training and special combat actions.

Belarusian air forces practice prevention of airspace violation during West 2017