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Servicemen from various divisions of the Russian military base in Abkhazia have begun field trips to the Nagvalou and Tsabal training grounds in the mountains and on the Black Sea coast.

Within the framework of planned field exits, servicemen of motorized rifle, tank, artillery, engineer-sapper and air defense units of the Southern Military District work out interaction in the conduct of mobile defense.

The personnel of the units, including artillery, motorized rifle and air defense, will perform live firing exercises from various weapons, armored personnel carriers BTR-82AM, T-72B3 tanks, Sani mortars, 152-mm MLRS Grad, self-propelled artillery mounts Akatsiya , artillery guns D-30, automatic and hand grenade launchers AGS-17 and RPG-7, also AK-74 assault rifles and RPK light machine guns.

Shooting takes place at various targets in the mountains and on the Black Sea coast. It is necessary to hit more than 5 thousand different targets imitating armored vehicles, unmanned aircraft, small ships and the manpower of a conventional enemy.

In total, about 1,000 servicemen of the Southern Military District take part in training events, more than 200 units of military equipment and large-caliber weapons are involved.

Field exits of units will last until the end of February.

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