YINCHUAN, Dec. 8 (ChinaMil) -- The "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's Armed Police Force (APF) and Russian Federation National Guard kicked off on Dec. 2, 2017 in a military training base near Yinchuan, capital city of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
The 12-day-long exercise, which runs from Dec. 2 to 13, is held at the integrated training ground, the Qingtongxia tactical training base and other training fields of the Chinese APF in Ningxia.
China and Russia sent 32 members respectively to form the mixed training groups to participate in the joint training. The Chinese Armed Police Force sent a codenamed "Sand Fox" commando unit, and the Russian National Guard dispatched a codenamed "Vityaz" commando unit and a codenamed "Rys" rapid response force.
The joint anti-terrorism training has entered into the joint training phase since December, 3, and it will be lasted until Dec.8.