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At the training grounds of the Guards Tank Army of the Western Military District, in the Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod regions, training sessions of snipers and grenade launchers have started, in which over 700 servicemen are involved.

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

The purpose of the training camp is to instill in servicemen doing military service under contract and conscription, the skills of using standard weapons and to work out the shooting standards. During the theoretical part, the military will study in detail the technical side of weapons and special equipment.

The practical part of the training will take place in the field. Servicemen will perform crediting exercises and work out a set of combat training tasks, the main of which is to develop skills of snipers and grenade launchers to conduct reconnaissance of the terrain and the ability to quickly navigate the battlefield. Also, with the participants of the training camp, they will conduct a series of classes on camouflage, target classification, fire adjustment, the ability to use observation and aiming devices, determining the distance to the target and firing at the maximum possible ranges. Snipers will also be trained as part of a sniper pair.

The final part will be practical shooting. Snipers will hit targets at long distances, and grenade launchers will destroy the equipment of a conventional enemy from RPG-7 hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers and AGS-17 automatic grenade launchers.

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