YINCHUAN, Dec. 11 (ChinaMil) -- The co-training stage of the Cooperation-2017 joint anti-terrorism training exercise between the Chinese People's Armed Police Force (APF) and Russian Federation National Guard came to an end on Dec. 8.
During the co-training phase, Chinese and Russian participating soldiers carried out training of assault into buildings, searching and combating in blocks and anti-hijacking of bus.
Chinese People's Armed Police Force (APF) and Russian Federation National Guard sent 32 members respectively to form the mixed training groups to participate in the joint training.
Liu Zhijun, leader of the Chinese team, said that both sides had in-depth and extensive discussion on anti-terror tactics and demonstrated their operational skills.
According to the schedule, the joint field drill stage will start soon. The "grand finale" of the training exercise is the drill of suppressing terrorists in mountain areas conducted by special troops of both sides. The drill will last two nights and three days, and the Chinese and Russian participating special troops will be mixed in same groups to conduct back-to-back confrontations.