MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Servicemen of the motorized rifle unit of the 2nd Combined Arms Army of the Central Military District, stationed in the Samara region, conducted live firing from the armament of the BTR-82A armored personnel carriers.
The servicemen fired from a 30-mm 2A72 automatic cannon and a 7.62-mm PKTM machine gun at targets imitating armored vehicles and manpower of a conventional enemy at distances from 300 to 1.5 thousand meters, in the daytime and at night. Also, the servicemen worked out the skills of masking positions, determining the range to the target, firing at emerging and moving targets.
Practical exercises were held at the Roshchinsky training ground, about 100 servicemen took part in them, about 10 pieces of equipment were involved.
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