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At the Luga training ground in the Leningrad region, the grand opening of the final stages of the all-army competitions of the commanders of artillery batteries named after Marshal of Artillery V.M. Mikhalkin and the competition of commanders of artillery and missile battalions named after Chief Marshal of Artillery N.N. Voronova.

54 winners of the qualifying stages will compete for the challenge cups. The competition will identify the most trained divisional commanders in the missile forces and artillery of the military districts and the Northern Fleet.

In the competitions of the commanders of artillery batteries, the contestants are represented by officers of the military districts, the Northern Fleet, the artillery of the Airborne Forces and the Federal Service of the National Guard of the Russian Federation.

Competitions for battery commanders will be held in the form of tests in tactical training, shooting and fire control, special training, technical training, driving, fire and physical training. The battalion commanders will additionally have to demonstrate the control of missile attacks and artillery fire.

During the competition, participants will complete more than 160 fire missions.

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