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Tankers and artillerymen of the Southern Military District (YuVO) destroyed a mock enemy during a company tactical exercise that took place in the Volgograd region at the Prudboy training ground.

The artillerymen, according to coordinates received from the command post, struck at targets from self-propelled 152-mm Msta-S howitzers and 120-mm Khosta cannons-howitzers. Crews of T-90A tanks fired at targets both from camouflaged positions from the spot, and in motion from short stops at a distance of up to 2 thousand meters.

The coordinates of the detected targets were transmitted in real time to the artillery control post from the Strelets reconnaissance, control and communications complexes and drones.

Also, in cooperation with artillerymen and tankers, scouts, signalmen and unmanned aerial vehicles performed tasks as intended.

More than 700 servicemen of various units of the motorized rifle formation of the Southern Military District took part in the exercise, over 150 units of weapons and military equipment were involved.

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