Cosmonaut Shkaplerov congratulated the military insignia of the 100th anniversary of troops

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotoballoon Roskosmos Anton shkaplerov. Archival photoCosmonaut Shkaplerov congratulated the military insignia of the 100th anniversary of troops© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Russian cosmonaut Anton shkaplerov congratulated the troops of Radiation, chemical and biological protection (NBC) with the 100th anniversary of NBC troops.

«The specialists of the NBC protection as part of the space troops and the state Corporation «Roscosmos» will take part in ensuring the launches of spacecraft, the training of specialists in radiation and chemical safety, emergency rescue and search operations,» said Shkaplerov at a gala concert dedicated to the 100th anniversary of NBC troops.

Troops NBC was created in 1918. Military troops participated in the great Patriotic war and local conflicts. In 1986, the NBC experts participated in the liquidation of consequences of accident on Chernobyl NPP. At the moment, the military men of NBC protection take part in Russian military operations in Syria.

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