PHOTOS SCO countries hold military drill Peace Mission 2018 in Russia

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SCO countries hold military drill Peace Mission 2018 in Russia

VCG

16:44, August 30, 2018

A military drill called "Peace Mission 2018" being held by Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) countries in Russia's Chelyabinsk Region on August 29, 2018. (Photos: VCG)

Over 3,000 soldiers from SCO member states took part in the exercise, using over 500 military pieces of military hardware including fighter planes, helicopters, tanks, and self-propelled guns.

Starting last Friday, the exercise provided training for defense against terrorist actions in mountainous regions.

A serviceman in the final stage of the Peace Mission 2018 joint counterterrorism exercises conducted by the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) member states on the Cherbakul Training Ground.

Military vehicles march in the final stage of the Peace Mission 2018 joint counterterrorism exercises conducted by the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) member states on the Cherbakul Training Ground.

A Mil Mi-24 attack helicopter in the final stage of the Peace Mission 2018 joint counterterrorism exercises conducted by the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) member states on the Cherbakul Training Ground.

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