Russian-Egyptian military exercises "Defenders of friendship-2016" has entered the active phase. The military had to act in extreme conditions of the desert. In the maneuvers involved more than 500 people.
Unique footage of Russian commandos in full riot gear stormed the Egyptian desert. The assault on the city's outskirts - one of the most difficult tasks for any military. And our Marines are now working in the wilderness in 30-degree heat in full gear. So they repeatedly attacked a small building, practicing all of the new tactics of warfare. If the first house the Marines took without a fight, then in the window next to first throw a grenade. This is one of the hottest phases of these exercises. Now Russian paratroopers seized one of the buildings. In seconds, the paratroopers seized the two-story building on the special ground. In the same conditions show the skill and the Egyptian paratroopers. This is the first day joint exercises of Russian and Egyptian military moved into an active phase. The military of the two countries are closely watching the actions of colleagues, learn from each other.
The rest of the week the Marines have to work on coordination before landing with armored vehicles and firing live ammunition. The main purpose of the exercise "Defenders of friendship" - preparing for the collective fight against international terrorism.