Vladimir Sandoza. The four-day tabletop exercise to test the combat abilities of the military might of the PMR attacks a simulated enemy held in Transnistria, told reporters on Wednesday the head of the defense Ministry of the unrecognized Republic Alexander Lukyanenko.
"It is a planned event which we hold periodically," said he. According to his statement yesterday, the 1st mechanized infantry brigade MO PMR was alarmed. Units have been beefed up military service in the reserve.
The Minister said that the Military Units involved in the exercises, field work tasks to repel a sudden attack imaginary enemy, crossing water obstacles, tactical retreat, to consolidate their positions and other tasks.
"Every time we change the original environment in which there are Military units, soldiers were able to handle any situation," said Lukyanenko.
together with maestrelli take part in the exercises of tank, artillery, air defense and logistics Units.
armed forces (AF) of Transnistria consist of infantry, armor, artillery, air defence formations and units, special forces and logistical support, in the form of a reserve - the structure of the national militia. Armed Transnistrian army are tanks T-64B tank, BTR-70, ambulance, BRDM-2, different artillery and anti-aircraft artillery systems (including systems of volley fire of its production). The total number of PMR is from 5 to 7, 5 thousand people.
Transnistria, 60% of the inhabitants are Russians and Ukrainians sought to secede from Moldova even before the destruction of the USSR, fearing that the wave of nationalism Moldova will join Romania. In 1992, after the failed attempt of the authorities of Moldova the power to solve the problem, Transnistria was in fact beyond the control of the Chisinau area.