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Sniper units of the combined arms army of the Western Military District (ZVO) have begun a special tactical exercise at the Kirillovsky training ground in the Leningrad Region to engage targets at maximum distance.

Training tasks are practiced as part of sniper pairs and groups, day and night using night devices, using various methods of conducting reconnaissance on the ground.

In addition, during the practical training, the servicemen improved their skills in choosing a firing position, covert movement to the place of a combat training mission, preparing a firing position, working in a pair of snipers and withdrawing from a position upon detection.

Snipers determine the distance to targets using various observation and aiming devices, including the LPR-3 laser reconnaissance device.

More than 70 military personnel of the combined arms army take part in the special tactical exercise, about 150 units of weapons and equipment are involved.

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