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In the Republic of Buryatia, at the training ground of the Eastern Military District “Burduny”, the district stage of the field training competition for artillery units “Masters of Artillery Fire”, which is part of the “Army-2021” program, has come to an end.

Military personnel of the district artillery units carried out live fires from modernized 120-mm Sani mortars, which have improved characteristics of the aiming system, an improved base plate with a hinge that allows aiming the mortar horizontally without turning the heavy support.

The participants fulfilled the standards for preparing mortars for firing, detecting targets and adjusting fire, organizing communication between calculations.

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

The teams also complied with the standards for driving standard Ural vehicles on a special track with various obstacles.

Teams from the Trans-Baikal, Primorsky, Khabarovsk Territories, the Amur Region, and the Republic of Buryatia took part in the struggle for leadership. The best artillery crews according to the results of the competition were the servicemen from the Air Defense Forces, stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, they will represent the Eastern Military District at the All-Army stage of the competition.

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