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The artillerymen of the Guards Tank Army of the Western Military District (ZVO) inflicted a fire defeat on the armored vehicles of the mock enemy from more than 30 Hurricane and Grad multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS), destroying more than 20 armored objects during a two-way tactical exercise at the Mulino training ground near Nizhny Novgorod.

According to the plan of the exercise, self-propelled artillery divisions of the Uragan and Grad MLRS inflicted a fire strike on armored vehicles and critical fire weapons of the advancing enemy at a distance of over 20 km.

In the course of the mission, artillery subunits carried out a fire raid and with volleys of rocket launchers destroyed the armored vehicles of a simulated enemy at strong points with concentrated fire. When conducting a fire raid, the MLRS within 40 seconds dropped about 150 missiles on the enemy, leaving him no single chance to restore combat effectiveness.

Video monitoring of the accuracy of inflicting fire damage was carried out by unmanned aviation units of the ZVO tank association.

In total, more than 3.5 thousand servicemen were involved in the exercise, about 700 units of weapons, military and special equipment were involved. The combat training event is being held under the leadership of Lieutenant General Sergei Kisel, Commander of the ZVO Guards Tank Army.

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