Russian paratroopers to exercise in Egypt for the first time
The Russian Defense Ministry will transfer its division of paratroopers and military equipment to Egypt for joint exercises for the first time, DW.
Russian is to deploy its paratroopers in October to Egypt to participate in the first joint exercises between the two countries, according to a message posted on the Defense Ministry website.
The transfer of paratroopers together with weapons and equipment will be carried out by IL-76, according to the ministry.
Earlier, the ministry reported that the paratroopers of the two countries plan to conduct anti-terrorist exercises, in particular, to work out the destruction of the militants in the desert, in October 2016.