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Almost 24 thousand shooting lessons and fire training with the use of small arms took place during the winter period of training in the troops of the Central Military District (CVD). This was announced by the head of the combat training department, Colonel Sergei Pimenkov, during a meeting of the military council in Yekaterinburg.

“During the winter period of training, the main efforts in firepower training were aimed at increasing the level of firepower training of servicemen of squads (groups), crews of combat vehicles (tanks), taking into account the specifics of their activities and training in close-range firefighting. There were 23.8 thousand shooting and fire training sessions with small arms, which is more than 5%. exceeds the indicators of the last year, “- said Colonel S. Pimenkov.

He added that in the reporting period, more than 6.5 thousand trainings were conducted using weapons of combat vehicles, an increase of almost 20 percent. in comparison with the previous period. For the better, according to the results of the winter training period, a motorized rifle unit of the 41st combined arms army, stationed in the Kemerovo region, was noted among the formations.

The Central Military District is deployed on the territory of 29 constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The okrug structurally includes a number of foreign objects: the 201st military base on the territory of Tajikistan, the unified military base in Kyrgyzstan, as well as units on the territory of Kazakhstan.

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