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Friday, March 16, 2018

The Ministry of defense reported about the mass landing of Russian paratroopers in Egypt

Joint exercises of Russian and Egyptian paratroopers called “Defenders of friendship-2016” is planned in mid-October of 2016 in Egypt.

According to the defense Ministry, about 300 servicemen of the airborne troops of the two countries will carry out a mass landing with the use of the parachute system “D-10” and “T-10V”. The paratroopers will make a parachute jumps from altitudes of from 2000 to 7000 feet.

This is the first in the history of Russian-Egyptian exercises, including the use of joint mass parachute landing in the desert climate of the African continent, according to the defense Ministry.


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