MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The tank crews of the motorized rifle formation of the Southern Military District (YuVO), stationed in the Stavropol Territory, organized ambushes during the exercises with the performance of night control firing exercises with a regular projectile. They, using the terrain, secretly moved to the firing positions, made their engineering equipment and camouflage, worked out the procedure for performing counterfire maneuvers. During the training, the main emphasis was placed on the coordination of the crews of tank platoons.
Tankers fired on the move from a 125-mm cannon of the T-72B3 tank at appearing and moving targets at a distance of up to 2 thousand meters. Air targets were hit from the Kord heavy machine gun. In addition, tank crews practiced flanking skills on the move.
Driver mechanics performed test exercises for driving combat vehicles over rough terrain with overcoming natural obstacles, as well as anti-tank ditches and obstacles.
More than 200 servicemen of the Southern Military District were involved in fire training classes, about 50 units of weapons and military equipment were involved.
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