MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In the Nizhny Novgorod region, at the Mulino training ground, mortarmen of the Guards Tank Army of the Western Military District were trained for the Masters of Artillery Fire competition as part of a camp gathering with artillerymen of a tank formation.
The servicemen carried out live firing of 120-mm mortars 2S12 “Sani” at a distance of 1000 to 2500 meters. Each crew performed live firing from RPG-7V grenade launchers, AK-74M assault rifles and demonstrated the skills of driving Ural vehicles in extreme conditions. More than 60% of the gunners hit targets on the first try.
In total, more than 100 servicemen and about 30 units of weapons, military and special equipment of the ZVO tank army were involved in the training.
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