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In the course of the completed tactical exercise with the paratrooper units of the Black Sea Airborne Assault Regiment of the Pskov Guards Airborne Assault Formation, the crews of BMD-2KA-U airborne combat vehicles, armored personnel carriers of the BTR-D airborne assault and self-propelled artillery force-assault guns 2 a water hazard at the Strugi Krasnye training ground.

Overcoming a water barrier is one of the most difficult obstacles for combat vehicles, since diving involves overcoming a serious psychological barrier due to the large draft of combat vehicles.

As part of the exercise, they practiced driving combat vehicles afloat, maneuvering on water in a restricted passage, entering and reversing an artificial dead end on the water surface, as well as alternating driving, both on land and on water.

In addition, within the framework of the exercise phase, the personnel of the subunits worked out tactical actions when crossing a water barrier.

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