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In the Tambov region, special tactical exercises of the special forces units of the brigade of the Western Military District with an armored group raid on a convoy of a mock enemy as part of a control check during the winter period of training ended.

As part of the final stage of special exercises, the servicemen made about 500 parachute jumps as part of groups on the “Arbalet-2” guided parachute systems, after which they began to carry out a raid on a conditional enemy convoy. The landing was carried out with weapons in full combat gear from an altitude of 1,500 to 2,000 meters.

During the exercise, a tactical technique was worked out, when a special-purpose armored group within a minute and a half should arrive at the raid site, dismount, and also eliminate the manpower and equipment of the “enemy” with the help of weapons and special vehicles.

During the mission, the servicemen used a full arsenal of weapons from special-purpose units: Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifles, Pecheneg and Kord machine guns mounted on Tiger armored vehicles, VSS and SVD-M sniper rifles, RPG-7D anti-tank grenade launchers, and also automatic easel grenade launchers AGS-17 “Flame”.

In total, more than 500 servicemen took part in special tactical exercises of the special forces, about 70 units of weapons, military and special equipment were involved.

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