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Division tank regiment Guards combined arms army of the Western military district conducted a large-scale tactical exercises with live firing on the range “Luzhskaya” in the Leningrad region.

The active part of the teachings attracted more than 600 units of weapons, military and special equipment, as well as more than 1.5 thousand soldiers Guards combined arms army of the Western military district.

During the exercises, units of the regiment in three stages fulfilled the task of providing exercises, playing defense and transition to counterattack. Tankers, motorized infantry units, flamethrower units NBC defense and artillery with the support of army and tactical aviation of the Leningrad aviation of the army of the WMD destroyed over 10 thousand targets, simulating lightly armored vehicles, infantry, tanks, mobile artillery and recoilless systems, as well as enemy aircraft.

“In the practical drawing of actions of division of a tank regiment have demonstrated effective interspecific interactions, and the management of the regiment is the skillful use of forces in a given direction, which allowed highly appreciated the combat training of troops in the summer training period”, – said the commander of the Guards combined arms army of the West, Lieutenant-General Andrey Ivaneev.

For the first time in the tactics of tank units has been applied in many large-scale maneuvers encircling forces, advanced and RAID troops battalion tactical groups and a reconnaissance-fire complex.

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