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At the Prudboy training ground of the Southern Military District (YuVO), a camp gathering of artillery of a motorized rifle unit stationed in the Volgograd region was completed.

The artillerymen improved individual training, conducted combat coordination of platoons, batteries and divisions, mastered new forms and methods of performing fire missions to support motorized rifle and tank subunits in the difficult situation of modern combined arms combat.

During the camp gathering, about 30 tactical exercises were held, 20 of them with live firing and about 10 control exercises in shooting and fire control of divisions. The gunners performed about 400 fire missions, including more than 300 with live fire, using up about 4 thousand shells and mines.

The final stage of the collection was tactical exercises with live firing as part of the formation, in which the crews of 152-mm self-propelled artillery Msta-S, 120-mm Khost guns, and Tornado-G multiple launch rocket systems were involved.

In total, about 500 servicemen of the Southern Military District took part in the artillery camp collection, about 100 units of weapons and military equipment were involved.

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