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Over 2 thousand servicemen of motorized rifle units of the Guards Tank Army of the Western Military District, reinforced by armored groups, carried out live firing in the Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod regions as part of a control check during the winter training period.

Subdivisions on equipment made marches to the areas of the exercise, worked out the deployment of command posts and the provision of continuous communication to control subordinate personnel in battle.

At the main stages of the exercise, motorized riflemen worked out the tasks of conducting combat operations in defense and offensive with the execution of firing from small arms, grenade launchers, armament of armored personnel carriers BTR-82A, BTR-80, infantry fighting vehicles BMP-2, BMP-3 and T-72B3 tanks, T-80BVM.

During the development of tactical techniques at night, the military used modern night sights and night vision devices. More than 5,000 targets were prepared at the Mulino, Golovenki, and Alabino ranges, simulating command posts, armored vehicles, fire weapons and enemy manpower.

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