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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

At the Kirillovsky training ground in the Leningrad Region, servicemen of motorized rifle units of the combined-arms army of the Western Military District began the night stage of tactical exercises of platoons.

As part of the exercise, servicemen will carry out an offensive at night, hitting targets at a distance of 50 to 600 meters using AK-74M, AK-12 machine guns, Pecheneg machine guns and RPG-7V hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers.

In addition, the servicemen will have to repulse a sabotage attack of a simulated enemy on a field camp. To defend their positions, motorized riflemen will set up a minefield located in a tank-hazardous direction.

In total, more than 100 servicemen of motorized rifle units of the combined arms army of the Western Military District and more than 20 units of weapons and military equipment were involved in the exercises.

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