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The personnel of the anti-aircraft missile units of the Russian military base of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in Abkhazia completed preparations for the exercise as part of an autonomous field exit in the Astrakhan region.

A special stage in the planned activities of the combat training of the air defense forces of the military base will be a tactical exercise with live firing from standard weapons, including the S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems (SAM), the Osa-AKM and Strela-10 air defense systems “, Portable SAM” Igla “.

The defeat of air targets will be carried out both from equipped positions and during stops when moving as part of convoys of equipment.

Since the beginning of the year, the specialists of the air defense of the Southern Military District have coordinated the actions of the air defense missile systems with the development of tasks for tactical, special and engineering training.

On a weekly basis, in training, personnel using the technical means of the air defense missile system practiced practical skills in reconnaissance, capture and tracking of conventional air targets, and their defeat by electronic missile launches.

Also, the servicemen improved their skills in occupying and masking firing positions, organizing a communication and control system, bringing military equipment from a traveling position to a combat one.

More than 1,000 servicemen take part in the combat training of the air defense forces of the Russian military base of the Southern Military District in Abkhazia, over 300 units of weapons and military equipment are involved.

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