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Today, in the Yaroslavl region, at a military training ground, the paratroopers of the Ivanovo unit of the Airborne Forces conducted the first practical exercise with live firing from BMD-2 and standard small arms.

The issues of the advancement of combat vehicles in the composition of parachute-landing platoons, the actions of the crew on the training-combat command of the commanders of subunits and commanders of combat vehicles were worked out.

The actions of the gunners of the operators to detect the target – the time of the first shot should not exceed 20 seconds. The driver mechanics worked out the synchronous coordination of movement between the airborne combat vehicles.

The individual training of the personnel of the paratrooper battalion, the firing of standard small arms from the RPG-7D hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher and the AK-74M Kalashnikov assault rifle were practiced.

The paratroopers conducted the first combat training session with live firing from airborne combat vehicles and regular small arms at a high professional level.

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