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In South Ossetia, anti-aircraft gunners of the Russian military base of the 58th combined-arms army of the Southern Military District (YuVO) destroyed low-flying aircraft of the simulated enemy, using the armament of the Tor-M1 anti-aircraft missile system (SAM).

In the course of special tactical exercises, the servicemen fulfilled the standards for the detection and tracking of various air targets, as well as for fire control and firing with electronic launches at ranges of up to 10 km.

Also, the calculations of the Tor-M1 air defense missile system worked out the camouflage of firing positions, the organization of communications and the transfer of equipment from the traveling position to the combat position.

About 100 servicemen of the Southern Military District took part in the training, more than 20 units of military and special equipment were involved.

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