MINSK, 25 January (BelTA) – The State Secretariat of the Security Council of the Republic of Belarus has carried out an inspection of combat readiness of immediate response forces, BelTA has learned.
As part of the efforts to fulfill the Belarus president's instructions one stage of the comprehensive inspection of the combat readiness and of the state of weapons and military hardware of the Belarusian army took place on 25 January.
The State Secretariat of the Security Council of the Republic of Belarus brought immediate response forces of the 6th Independent Mechanized Brigade of the Western Operational Command to full combat readiness.
As part of the event the ability of tank battalions and mechanized battalions to start carrying out assigned missions was evaluated as well as the technical readiness of the weapons and military hardware, availability of ammunition and material resources. Close attention was paid to the readiness for combat deployment of weapon systems of tanks and infantry fighting vehicles, including guided weapon systems.
In line with the Belarus president's instructions units charged with reinforcing the defenses of important government facilities were checked. The practical implementation of these steps focused on timely response and effective interaction between military units.
The inspected units accomplished their assigned tasks.
As part of the efforts to fulfill the Belarus president's instructions control activities of the comprehensive inspection of the armed forces will continue through the year.