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SCO holds joint drills in Kazakhstan

09-15-2010 14:08 BJT Special Report:2010 Peace Mission Drill |

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Troops from the five Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states have conducted their first joint military training for this year's military exercise in Kazakhstan.

It's part of the "Peace Mission 2010" war games, focusing on anti-terror operations. Soldiers and military officers from China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan practiced a variety of maneuvers. These include firepower readiness and breakthrough, encircling and suppressing enemies in residential areas, and capturing enemy bases in a night operation. The exercise is to give troops a better understanding of the land, action sequences and methods of coordinated combat.

Russian officers discuss during the joint military training of troops from five
Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states in Matybulak Range in Kazakhstan,
Sept. 14, 2010. As part of the "Peace Mission 2010" joint anti-terror drills,
soldiers and military officers from Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and
Tajikistan conducted the joint military training in Kazakhstan on Tuesday.
(Xinhua/Wang Jianmin)

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