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In the Republic of Buryatia, at the Burduny training range of the Eastern Military District, the district stage of the Artillery Fire Masters field training competition for artillery units, which is part of the Army-2021 program, has started.

The military personnel of the district artillery units will perform live firing from modernized 120-mm Sani mortars, which have improved targeting system characteristics, an improved base plate with a hinge that allows aiming the mortar horizontally without turning the heavy support.

Participants will have to fulfill the standards for preparing mortars for firing, detecting targets and adjusting fire, organizing communication between calculations.

To determine the strongest, mortar crews must temporarily hit targets located at distances from one thousand to 1500 meters, imitating the manpower of a conditional enemy, including at night, perform firing missions from the RPG-7V hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher, PKT machine gun and AK assault rifle -74.

The teams will also fulfill the standards for driving Ural cars on a special track with various obstacles.

Teams from the Trans-Baikal, Primorsky, Khabarovsk Territories, the Amur Region, and the Republic of Buryatia entered the struggle for leadership. The best artillery crews according to the results of the competition will be presented by the Eastern Military District at the All-Army stage.

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