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In the Moscow region, at the Alabino training ground, control exercises with servicemen of the Taman motorized rifle division of the Guards Tank Red Banner Army of the Western Military District (ZVO) started.

Servicemen will have to fulfill more than 70 different standards for combat firing from AK-74 assault rifles, PK machine guns, RPG-7 and AGS-17 grenade launchers. Driver mechanics will pass tests for driving BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers BTR-82A and T-72B3 tanks. Based on the results of the check, each soldier will receive an individual grade, which will affect the overall score of the whole unit.

About 1.5 thousand servicemen and more than 300 units of weapons and military equipment of the Taman motorized rifle division of the guards tank army of the Western Military District will take part in the control exercises.

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