The Russian military have started drills at the Kamkhud alpine training facility in Armenia that should see personnel learning to operate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), RIA Novosti reports quoting the press service of the Southern Military District
“During theory classes commanding officers will study new methods of training the staff in a mountainous area. They will practice operating Granat, Leer and Zastava UAVs at different altitudes and speed, in the day and at night, measuring coordinates and targeting gunfire,” the statement said.
According to the South Military District, officers will also take part in detecting, tracking and destroying a simulated enemy with the help of portable computers. More than 400 commanders are involved in the trainings.