MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The crews of 152-mm towed howitzers 2A65 “Msta-B” of the combined arms army of the Western Military District destroyed the enemy’s manpower with “sniper” shooting during exercises at the “Pogonovo” training ground in the Voronezh region.
According to the design of the exercises, the conditional defending enemy successfully occupied and equipped a fortified building capable of withstanding a hit from closed positions. To eliminate the “enemy” unit, the artillerymen occupied the most advantageous firing points and hit a target with direct fire, simulating a window with an area of about 2m². The distance between the “enemy” and howitzers was up to 1.2 km.
Also, during the past exercises, the gunners practiced direct fire at moving targets at a distance of up to 2 km, which were moving tanks and infantry fighting vehicles of the “enemy”. The servicemen performed mechanical guidance.
In total, more than 100 servicemen and over 20 weapons, military and special equipment were involved in the tactical exercises of the artillerymen of the combined arms army of the Western Military District.
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