A Russian Defense Ministry picture shows the radar drills in the country's Far Eastern regions on Sept. 20, 2017.
MOSCOW, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Russia's Eastern Military District has started special tactical exercises for its radar units in the country's Far Eastern regions, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday.
"The aim of the exercises is to improve the air defense control system, " the ministry said in a statement.
Radar specialists will perform tasks of deployment and topographical location of Nebo and Nebo-SVU modern radar complexes in the Amur and Primorsky Krai regions.
Servicemen will practice sighting, capturing and tracking different air targets of a simulated enemy, it said.
In addition, radar specialists will search and detect interference stations of a simulated enemy, obtaining, analyzing and providing information about the air situation in the two regions.
About 500 soldiers, 40 automobiles and special vehicles will be involved in the drills.