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At the training grounds in the Republic of Buryatia, as part of a control check during the winter period of training, servicemen of formations and military units of the Eastern Military District (VVO) perform control firing exercises from T-72B3, BMP-2 tanks, as well as grenade launchers and small arms.

Commanders of platoons, companies, battalions, batteries and divisions hold the professionalism exam along with the personnel. Officers perform control exercises in tactical and fire training, hand over the practical driving of combat vehicles.

Tankers and motorized riflemen hit targets imitating armored vehicles, fire weapons and manpower of a conventional enemy.

In driving lessons, the crews overcome obstacles and perform exercises for loading military equipment onto railway platforms.

Motorized riflemen also fulfill the standards for throwing grenades, make marches with full gear.

During the winter period of training, the personnel of motorized rifle, tank and artillery subunits fulfilled about 500 standards for tactical and fire training in the course of combat firing and tactical exercises of various levels.

More than 2 thousand servicemen were involved in the control check and about 300 units of military equipment were involved.

The control check during the winter period of training in the formations and military units of the combined-arms formation of the Air Defense Forces is carried out under the leadership of the commander of the army of the Eastern Military District, Major General Valery Solodchuk. The check is organized in two stages and will end at the end of April.

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