The three-stage counterterrorist command and staff trainingmaneuvers “Peaceful mission - 2012” was conducted in June 8-14, 2012 for the military forces of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member-states. Operational phase of the antiterrorist training maneuvers was held on June 14 on Chorukh-Dayron firing ground in Sogdiyskaya province of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The counter-terrorist training maneuvers “Peaceful mission - 2012” involved over 2 thousand military divisions of the land forces and over 500 units of military equipment and aircrafts from Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgiz Republic, Russia and Tajikistan.
The coalition divisions successfully completed the objectives set. The overall goal of the training maneuvers was achieved, i.e. the algorithm of the SCO member-states’ military administration bodies’ operation was improved based on the synergy counterterrorist mission in the mountains.The training activities were observed by the President of Tajikistan, Defense Ministers and delegations representing the national Defense Ministries of Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, representative of the Secretary and Executing Committee of SCO RATS