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At the Polivno range of the Ulyanovsk separate guards airborne assault formation, a training session with grenade launchers, gunners-operators, crew numbers of 12.7 mm NSVS machine guns and AGS-17 “Flame” grenade launchers was completed.

More than 100 servicemen improved their theoretical training and practical skills in hitting targets from RPG-7V hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, 12.7-mm NSVS machine guns and AGS-17 “Flame” automatic grenade launchers.

The training began with a course of theoretical training, during which the participants of the gathering studied in detail the device of grenade launchers and machine guns, the types of ammunition used, the tactics of the operation of numbers of calculations on the battlefield, methods of determining the most important and dangerous targets, as well as the most vulnerable spots of enemy armored vehicles. The practical part of the training took place in the field at the updated facilities of the training and material base of the training ground of the Ulyanovsk Guards unit.

“The main task of the training is to develop the skills of grenade launchers in modern combat, reconnaissance and the ability to quickly navigate in a difficult tactical situation,” said the head of the training cycle, head of the combat training department of the guard unit, Major Anatoly Sermolotov.

At the second stage of the gathering, the personnel improved their firing skills with the use of devices for training shooting. This device allows you to hit targets from the RPG-7V hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers using 7.62 mm cartridges, the bullet of which flies along the trajectory of a combat grenade.

Also, during practical exercises, the trained servicemen were shown the order of equipping firing positions, reminded the correctness of adjusting fire in various weather conditions, working with a telescopic sight and standard sighting devices at various distances day and night, in all weather conditions, for various types of targets.

The collection ended with the passing of tests on the knowledge of the theoretical foundations and rules of shooting and the execution of a test shooting exercise.

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