MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
More than 30 snipers of motorized rifle formations of the 58th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District (YuVO), stationed in Chechnya, Dagestan, North Ossetia and South Ossetia, have begun intensive training to participate in the army stage of the “Sniper Frontier” competition within the framework of Army-2021, which will take place at the end of February at the Molkino training ground in the Krasnodar Territory.
At the firing range, sniper pairs will demonstrate their skills in shooting from a Makarov pistol and an SVD sniper rifle. Also, the servicemen will have to cover a distance of 1 km for a while with various obstacles, in particular, they will overcome walls, racks, ditches, barbed wire fences and drag ammunition boxes.
In the course of firing exercises, sniper pairs will perform reconnaissance of targets and determine the range to them, conduct aimed fire from SVD and SVD-S sniper rifles at distances from 500 to 1300 m in various conditions, day and night, as well as correct fire using observation and aiming devices …
The final stage of preparation for the competition will be a three-kilometer march, during which servicemen will navigate the terrain using a compass. At the final point of the route, the contestants will hit targets at extremely long distances.
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