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In the army corps of the Air Defense Forces on Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands, the second qualifying stage of the International Army Games-2021 “Master of Artillery Fire” competition has come to an end.

The best teams of formations and military units of the army corps of the Air Defense Forces took part in the competition. Artillery calculations for a time brought the mortars of the “Sani” into battle and competed in the accuracy of shooting at targets that imitated the manpower of a conventional enemy at distances of up to 1500 meters.

In addition, during the qualifying stage, the crews of the 120-mm mortars “Sani” performed live firing from 7.62-mm PKT machine guns, RPG-7V hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers and AK-74 assault rifles in the format of an individual race and relay race.

The drivers-mechanics as part of the crews overcame various obstacles, including a slope, a hill, a track bridge, a passage in a minefield.

The winners of the qualifying stage of the competition were a team of artillerymen of a motorized rifle formation from Sakhalin Island, which went to defend the honor of the army corps of the Air Defense Forces in the district stage of the competition.

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