Tactical exercises of units of the North Caucasian Military District. The artillerymen are preparing their guns for battle. Tanks overcome obstacles. The armored personnel carrier crosses the water line. Sappers are building a pontoon bridge. Soldiers on vacation read newspapers, write letters, issue a war leaflet, play the accordion, dance. The commander of the North Caucasus Military District, Colonel-General I. A. Pliev congratulates the soldiers who distinguished themselves in the exercises.