CSTO RUBEZH 2008 COMMAND POST EXERCISE BEGINS IN ARMENIA
Interfax News Agency
July 22 2008
During the Rubezh 2008 joint command post exercise, which begins
in Armenia on Tuesday, command units will practice their skills in
performing tasks as a regional grouping of troops, General Secretary
of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Nikolai Bordyuzha
The exercise will be held in four stages in July-August.
"This year Armenia took the baton from Central Asian countries of
the collective security region and jointly with the Russian Defense
Ministry has prepared and is holding a joint command post exercise
called Rubezh 2008," Bordyuzha said.
Such drills play the key role in the CSTO system of operational and
combat training of command units and troops, he said.