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The artillerymen of the motorized rifle unit of the 58th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District (YuVO), with the support of army aviation as part of the reconnaissance and strike complex, destroyed the manpower of the simulated enemy during an exercise in Dagestan.

The artillery batteries, together with the crews of the Mi-24 helicopters, have worked out over 30 standards and about 40 fire missions. More than 40% of live firing was carried out at the armored objects of a simulated enemy in a single concept of the exercise. The coordination of the actions of the artillerymen and pilots was provided by the air gunners and reconnaissance officers, using the Strelets reconnaissance, control and communications systems, as well as calculations of complexes with unmanned aerial vehicles.

In a complex and constantly changing environment, the servicemen conducted reconnaissance, prepared data for firing and fire control of artillery units equipped with Gvozdika self-propelled howitzers, 2B11 Sani mortars and Grad-M multiple launch rocket systems.

In total, more than 1,000 servicemen of the Southern Military District took part in the exercise, about 200 pieces of equipment were involved, including army aviation helicopters and modern unmanned aerial systems.

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