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At the Adanak training ground in Dagestan, a camp gathering began with servicemen of the artillery units of the Caspian Flotilla Marine Corps.

About 500 servicemen take part in the event of combat training, more than 100 units of weapons, military and special equipment of the artillery units of the coastal forces of the flotilla are involved.

The purpose of the gathering is to harmonize artillery units, improve the practical skills of commanders of various degrees in fire control.

The artillerymen will improve their professional skills in tactical, special and technical training, will take part in training and control exercises in shooting and fire control. Artillery subunits of the Caspian Flotilla will have to carry out fire missions to defeat targets of a simulated enemy at a distance of 2 to 15 km both by direct fire and from closed firing positions using various ammunition. More than 50% of combat training events will be conducted at night.

Within 30 days, the gunners will perform over 50 different fire missions using 122-mm D-30 howitzers, anti-tank missile systems “Kornet” and 120-mm mortar complexes “Sani”.

Also, in the field, an extensive range of combat training tasks will be worked out, including the marching training of units, standards for the deployment and occupation of firing positions, their fortification equipment and camouflage, preparation for opening fire, as well as tasks for reconnaissance of targets using unmanned aerial vehicles , fire control and maneuvering.

At the final stage of the assembly, artillery units will be trained in shooting and fire control, tactical and tactical-special exercises with live firing from howitzer guns, anti-tank complexes and mortars. During the firing, the level of field training of personnel, the coordination of actions of military personnel and the ability of commanders to control subordinates in the conditions of modern combined arms combat will be assessed.

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