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On September 24 SCO’s Military Joint Exercises Entered the 3rd Stage – Combat Simulation

China News Service (CNS) reported that, on September 24, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)’s military joint exercises, entitled “Peace Mission – 2010," entered into the 3rd stage, which is combat simulation, at the Matybulak range in the southern part of Kazakhstan.

This is the 7th joint anti-terror military exercise held by SCO. More than 5,000 troops from Russia, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and China participated in the exercises supported by over 1,600 armored vehicles and tanks, 100 artillery pieces and rocket launchers, 50 combat aircraft, and armed helicopters.

Source: China News Service, September 24, 2010