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With the personnel of motorized rifle platoons of two combined arms and tank armies of the Western Military District, about 500 day and night combat firing was carried out at 26 ranges in February.

Motorized riflemen practiced offensive and defensive actions, defeating emerging targets at a distance of 300 to 2500 meters with fire from machine guns, light machine guns, grenade launchers and a complex of weapons of BMP-2, BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers BTR-82A. Also, the servicemen carried out the capture of enemy firing positions and their retention. At night, the shooting was carried out using devices and night vision sights.

Platoon commanders trained in managing a subordinate unit in conditions close to combat ones, in making decisions on incoming input.

The purpose of the training was to work out the order of actions of platoon personnel in the conduct of hostilities, as well as to achieve maximum personnel coordination in the performance of combat missions.

To create a situation as close as possible to a combat one, static and dynamic targets of various types were used at the training grounds, imitating aircraft, armored vehicles and enemy personnel.

In total, more than 12 thousand servicemen took part in live firing, 1.5 thousand units were involved. armored vehicles.

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