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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

In the Nizhny Novgorod region, at the Mulino training ground, as part of a battalion tactical exercise with tank and motorized rifle units of a separate tank brigade of the Guards Tank Army of the Red Banner Army of the Western Military District (ZVO), servicemen stopped the offensive of the superior forces of the simulated enemy.

The divisions practiced actions in defense: about 40 T-72B3 tanks and about 30 BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles were dug in at the range. On a common command, the servicemen opened fire on targets imitating both manpower and heavily armored vehicles of the advancing enemy. As a result of the coordinated actions of the units, the offensive was stopped and the tank units launched a counteroffensive.

In total, about 500 servicemen and more than 130 units of weapons and military equipment of tank and motorized rifle units of a separate tank brigade of the ZVO tank association are involved in the battalion tactical exercise.

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