January 19 2015
Russia's first Arctic unit is now training in the Murmansk region, reports Interfax-AVN.
The First Arctic Brigade of the Strategic Command of the Northern Fleet just started combat training in northern conditions, according to a fleet release on Friday.
This week, the troops will take part in an individual live-fire exercise involving AK-74 assault rifles, RPG-7 and AGS-17 grenade launchers.
A marching drill is also planned, said the fleet release.
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