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In the Saratov region, at the Shirokiy Karamysh training ground, a team of Russian artillerymen is preparing for the international competition “Masters of Artillery Fire”.

The team included servicemen from the 631st training center for the combat use of artillery and the Mikhailovskaya Military Artillery Academy. During the training, crews on the MT-LB light armored multipurpose tractor overcome the route with obstacles and perform firing missions to defeat targets from a 2B11 mortar, PKT machine gun, RPG-7V hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher and AK-74 assault rifle. The driver-mechanic improves his driving skills MT-LB. On the route, he overcomes various obstacles: a track bridge, a slope, a track passage in a minefield and others.

The international stage of the competition “Masters of Artillery Fire” will be held in August at the Gvardeisky training ground in the Republic of Kazakhstan. It will be attended by servicemen from 12 countries: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Morocco.

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