This includes 31st assault team, air assault force
team, 16 jets, 4 helicopters, 93 staff members of the Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Emergency Situations.Above 1,500 personnel from Kazakhstan, 105 from Armenia, 86 from Kyrgyzstan, 3 from Tajikistan, 2 observers from Belarus are involved into the exercises.The Presidents of Belarus and Uzbekistan ignored the invitation to attend the final stage of the military exercises.
This may be one of the most complex actions since the air assault force
must consolidate and reorganize on the objective and ensure accountability of all men, weapons, and equipment while moving into PZ posture.
The most likely strategy for invasion is an air assault force
going in and holding the central Kosovo plain, forcing Milosevic's troops to come out and attack it.
The M-102 and M-119 105 mm towed howitzers provide support fires to light, airborne and air assault forces
. The M-198 155 mm towed howitzer provides support fires to Stryker brigade combat teams and light and special-purpose forces.
The M119A1/A2 105mm towed howitzer is a lightweight towed weapon providing destructive, suppressive and protective indirect and direct field artillery fires in support of combined arms operations for light, airborne and air assault forces
. The prime mover for the M119 is the HMMWV.
A reinforcing multinational ground force, composed of mechanized and armored forces, linked up with the amphibious and air assault forces
. During the demonstration, the SRF maintained an impressive rate and volume of fire from 120-mm tank guns, automatic weapons and cannon fire, TOW and MILAN (18) missiles, and mortar and artillery fire.
Simultaneously, UA ground forces from the early entry airfield would be moving toward the target to link up with the UA air assault forces
. The communication issues in this snapshot stressed ground to air communications with the UA moving over air and land routes.