The exercises took place near Astana
Seventy conscripts participated in the training, which occurred within the premises of military unit 99255, as reported by Sarbaz.kz.
The primary objective for the territorial defense brigade was to prevent the infiltration of saboteurs into the territory of a strategic object. The conscripts, drawn from the capital's residents, were trained for this specific purpose.
Participants in the training underwent a comprehensive program of theoretical and practical field training, including exercises in firearms proficiency. Such training exercises are conducted biannually, in both autumn and spring.
The active phase of the exercises took place on-site, with the scenario involving a group of terrorists attempting to seize a strategically important facility defended by a territorial defense battalion. The event received support from the city's akimat (administration) and involved units from the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MCHS) and the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD). - shared Colonel Meiram Yelchibaev, Assistant to the Mayor of Astana for Military Security and Defense Matters.
Military Sergeant Marat Oralbekov participated in the training while serving in the capacity of a platoon sergeant. The training personnel engaged in a ten-day program of tactical and instructional preparation and conducted shooting exercises at the firing range.
"We successfully completed the tactical training for countering saboteurs during the protection of the oil depot," he stated.
In the Aktobe region, the "Dam-2023" exercises have concluded. These exercises evaluated the readiness of a territorial defense brigade's guard unit to protect a dam from potential subversion by illegal armed groups.
The Aktobe Reservoir served as the location for the final stage of the tactical-special exercises "Dam-2023." 78 conscripts from the city of Aktobe participated.