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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

More than 1.5 thousand servicemen of motorized rifle formations of the Central Military District (CVD), stationed in Siberia, carried out live firing as part of a control check during the winter training period.

The servicemen of motorized rifle formations made marches on standard equipment to the assigned areas, having worked out the tasks of countering the sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the imaginary enemy. In addition, the motorized riflemen worked out the tasks of conducting hostilities in defense and offensive with the execution of firing from small arms, grenade launchers, armament of armored personnel carriers BTR-82A, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles and T-72B3 tanks.

Tactical techniques were practiced both at night and in the daytime. At the training grounds of the formations, more than 2 thousand targets were prepared, imitating command posts, armored vehicles, fire weapons and manpower of the enemy.

In accordance with the training plan for the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, control checks are continuing in the military command and control bodies, formations and military units.

In total, 4048 exercises of various scales will be held during April, including 812 bilateral exercises, at 101 training grounds and 520 facilities of the training and material base.

The exercises take place on the territory of all military districts and the Northern Fleet, as well as in the regions of the Far North, the Kuril Islands and Kamchatka.

All types and branches of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are subject to checks.

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