MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Subdivisions of a separate marine brigade of the Northern Fleet performed live firing from various types of small arms and grenade launchers as part of platoons. The trainings took place at the military training ground of the compound in the area of the Sputnik village of the Pechenga district of the Murmansk region. They were attended by about 400 military personnel.
The Marines worked out combat training tasks in accordance with the combat training course in the subunits. They fired from Kalashnikov assault rifles and machine guns, Dragunov sniper rifles, RPG-7 and AGS-17 grenade launchers, as well as from the standard armament of BTR-80 and BTR-82A armored personnel carriers.
The shooting was carried out during the day and night. During them, the main attention was paid to improving the skills of marines to operate in the Far North and the Arctic.
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