Search-2018 exercise launched

1 October, 2018 16:21
The Search-2018 joint tactical-special exercise, with the participation of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) armed forces intelligence troops, began in the Gvardeysky training ground, Kazakhstan, on 1 October. Participating in the exercises are representatives of the intelligence services and special forces of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.

The Search-2018 joint exercise is held as part of the Combat Brotherhood -2018 operative-tactical exercise of the CSTO Joint Rapid Reaction Forces.

The application of intelligence and special units of the CSTO member states will be simulated during the exercise.

Some 3,000 servicemen and more than 500 pieces of military equipment, including aviation and intelligence equipment and drones, are engaged in the exercise held from 1 to 5 October on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan.