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Training sessions with grenade launchers, snipers and crews of AGS-17 grenade launchers began in the formations and military units of the army corps and marines of the Baltic Fleet. In total, more than 300 military personnel take part in combat training events.

During the training events that take place on the basis of military units and training grounds in Pravdinsky and Khmelevka, the participants of the training camp will improve their practical skills in firepower, tactical and special training.

Within a month, the grenade launchers will improve their knowledge of target qualifications, the ability to accurately calculate the distance to them, make corrections for external conditions, destroy armored vehicles of a conventional enemy at maximum ranges with PG-7VL increased armor penetration grenades, as well as manpower with shots with instant fuses VOG-17 … Half of the classes are planned to be held in the dark with the use of night vision devices.

Snipers, in turn, will study their standard weapons – the Dragunov sniper rifle and the Vintorez special sniper rifle, as well as the theoretical foundations and rules for shooting in various landscape conditions, ballistics and methods of movement on the battlefield.

In tactical and special training classes, servicemen will work out various methods of covert movement and camouflage using service and improvised means, skills in using observation and aiming devices, determining the distance to the target and adjusting fire.

At the final stage of the training session, the servicemen will be given comprehensive control exercises in order to determine the degree of their combat training and readiness for independent actions and actions as part of the subunit.

Combat training events will last until the end of the month.

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