British Marines arrive in Belarus for training


On February 29, 2020, the Ministry of Defense of Belarus disseminated information that military personnel from the UK arrived in the republic. It is specified that this is the group that accompanies the equipment. The arrival of the main part of the British Marines should take place on March 1, 2020. This is stated in a message published on the official website of the department.


As part of the preparation of the peacekeeping company of the 103rd Vitebsk separate airborne brigade to participate in UN peacekeeping from March 1 to March 14, joint training of Belarusian peacekeepers with the British Marine Corps will be held

- it is told in the message.

It should be clarified that the 103rd Vitebsk separate guards airborne order of Lenin, the Red Banner Order of Kutuzov, II degree, the 60th anniversary brigade of the USSR (full name of January 14, 2020) is part of the Special Operations Forces (MTR) of the Armed Forces of Belarus since 2007 of the year. The number of brigades is 1300-1400 people. In 2005, a peacekeeping company was included in the brigade, whose military personnel took part in a peacekeeping operation in Lebanon in 2011.

It should be added that on February 17, 2020 near Pskov, a ceremony was held to open the joint exercises of the Russian Airborne Forces and the MTR of the Armed Forces of Belarus. The joint Russian-Belarusian exercises themselves took place on February 18-21, 2020 at the Strugi Krasny, Zavelichie and Kislovo training grounds. It involved more than 350 Russian military and about 80 Belarusian. Used about 100 units of combat equipment, including 2 Mi-24 helicopters and 8 Mi-8 ZVO helicopters, as well as 4 Il-76md VTA VKS of Russia.


At the same time, it was reported from Minsk that the first stage of testing the first domestic anti-aircraft guided missile 9M318 for the Buk-MB air defense system was successfully completed in Belarus.
  • Photos used: Sgt. Eliverto Larios / wikimedia.org
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  1. Wanderer039 Offline Wanderer039
    Wanderer039 1 March 2020 17: 18
    +3
    The Yanukovych-2 project is gaining more and more clear shades, but it’s not a fact that they will invite to Rostov, it, like Moscow, is not rubber ...
  2. 123 Online 123
    123 (123) 1 March 2020 18: 40
    +3
    So much for "hope and support", our western shield of the Fatherland, a bastion that holds back the NATO hordes, the only and inimitable ally. Now at least there will be no illusions on this score. In the morning money - in the evening an ally, in the evening money - in the morning an ally, you can just be an ally, but money in advance!
    I understand this hint something like this - Our outpost operates on a commercial basis, the funds on the account are running out, to extend the "border with a lock" service, add the missing amount to the current account, in case of late payment, the portal opens automatically, reactivation is a paid service and paid additionally. Best regards, reliable friend and loyal comrade, yours sincerely. A.G. hi
    1. commbatant Offline commbatant
      commbatant (Sergei) 2 March 2020 02: 14
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      Quote: 123
      So much for "hope and support", our western shield of the Fatherland, a bastion that holds back the NATO hordes, the only and inimitable ally. Now at least there will be no illusions on this score.

      Calm down. Lots of text. Belarus, like the Russian Federation, are members of the Partnership for Peace program, the CSTO Charter has not been violated in any way ...
      You can understand the British, familiarizing the British paratroopers with the tactics of the actions of paratroopers of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus (who conducted joint exercises with the Russian paratroopers from the 76th Airborne Forces recently) will not hurt, especially since it is similar to the tactics of the actions of the Russian paratroopers ....
      By the way, each British company included in the SAS Special Forces regiments has both parachute and diving platoons, so for the sake of reconnaissance of the future theater of operations, the British SAS will take off its sand-colored berets and put on at least a Budenovka, just to get into the lair of a useful village. ..and".....
      I won’t be surprised if the next place of the mission of the Belarusian peacekeepers will be a country where there are no forests, however, this is not the fault of the British ...
      1. 123 Online 123
        123 (123) 2 March 2020 10: 37
        +1
        Calm down. Lots of text. Belarus, like the Russian Federation, are members of the Partnership for Peace program, the CSTO Charter has not been violated in any way ...

        The program began after the collapse of the USSR, the participants of the entire former "Warsaw Pact", why then it was signed, I think there is no need to explain. The question is why activity is intensifying right now, for what purpose? And the charter is not about a formal specific violation, but about a strategic course.

        You can understand the British, familiarizing the British paratroopers with the tactics of the actions of paratroopers of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus (who conducted joint exercises with the Russian paratroopers from the 76th Airborne Forces recently) will not hurt, especially since it is similar to the tactics of the actions of the Russian paratroopers ....

        The British can be understood and it is not about them. Belarusians also understand and forgive?

        By the way, each British company included in the SAS Special Forces regiments has both parachute and diving platoons, so for the sake of reconnaissance of the future theater of operations, the British SAS will take off its sand-colored berets and put on at least a Budenovka, just to get into the lair of a useful village. ..and".....

        It doesn’t matter who they send, even though the Nepalese Gurkhas are already details, they don’t change the essence of the matter.

        I won’t be surprised if the next place of the mission of the Belarusian peacekeepers will be a country where there are no forests, however, this is not the fault of the British ...

        Here I am about the same. Before Belarus, all kinds of foreign missions were categorically not interested. Let's wait to be sent to Iraq? Or Afghanistan?
        For those who want to break their throats for the "chairman", tell about our reliable ally, I advise you to remember:

        Minsk is bound by allied obligations with the CSTO countries, but Belarus will not fight for their interests on the territory of foreign states, President Alexander Lukashenko said.
        "If someone tries to fight with us, we will defend ourselves and fulfill our allied obligations with Russia, but only on this piece of land." (30.03.2016/XNUMX/XNUMX)

        https://ria.ru/20160330/1399811651.html
  3. commbatant Offline commbatant
    commbatant (Sergei) 2 March 2020 01: 58
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    I recommend that the author of the news change the photo for the article ... because pictured is a serviceman of the British Airborne Forces, not the Royal MP (3rd Br. MP) ...
  4. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 3 March 2020 06: 34
    +1
    At the same time, it was reported from Minsk that the first stage of testing the first domestic anti-aircraft guided missile 9M318 for the Buk-MB air defense system was successfully completed in Belarus.

    - And what does it .. .. ???
    - Or as "pies for the road" our "brothers-Belarusians" want to offer this "9M318 to the Buk-MB air defense system" to the British marines ...
    “And the marines have something to offer the Belarusians ...” “They once noted in the Falklands ...”
    - And the Belarusians will also teach them the Russian language (there will be communication not in the "Belarusian move") ... - and many British (special forces) study the Russian language ... - after all, Russia is for them ... - enemy number 1 .. ...
    -Such, brother, affairs ...