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In the Crimea, at the Opuk training ground, a field exit of artillery of the Novorossiysk guards airborne assault mountain formation began.

Within a month and a half, the artillery of the formation, which includes both self-propelled artillery, howitzer, mortar and anti-tank subunits of artillery and airborne assault regiments, will work out actions with the receipt of a command to bring to the highest degree of readiness, issues of improving march training, equipment of firing positions, field camps and parks of combat vehicles.

In total, during the field exit, artillery units will perform more than 200 different fire missions with live firing from 120-mm 2S9 Nona-S self-propelled artillery guns, 122-mm D-30 howitzers, as well as mortars and anti-tank missile systems.

During the practical part of the field exit, the artillery officers will improve their skills in solving individual tasks with live fire, both from closed firing positions and direct fire.

In addition, the crews and crews, as part of artillery units, will fulfill the standards for the deployment and occupation of firing positions, their engineering equipment and camouflage, will conduct combat coordination of platoons, batteries and divisions, master new forms and methods of performing fire missions to support airborne and tank units in the complex environment of modern combat.

In total, more than 600 military personnel take part in the field exit, over 100 units of military and special equipment are involved.

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