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Motorized riflemen of the 58th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District (YuVO), together with units of various types of troops, destroyed the saboteurs of the imaginary enemy during an exercise in the mountains of South Ossetia.

During the active phase of the exercise, the servicemen destroyed conditional illegal armed formations in the mountainous and wooded areas of the Dzartsemi combined arms range using weapons from T-72BM tanks, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, Gvozdika self-propelled artillery installations, Sani mortars, automatic and hand grenade launchers AGS-17 and RPG-7V.

During the exercise, special attention should be paid to organizing and maintaining interaction, controlling the fire of regular and attached units, improving the skills of driving and firing from weapons of combat vehicles, and meeting individual and group standards.

The stage of bilateral battalion tactical and special exercises will be completed by September 15 this year. It also involves the forces of army, military transport, assault and operational-tactical aviation, ships of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian Flotilla.

The exercises are held at 20 combined-arms training grounds located in the Astrakhan and Rostov regions, in the Stavropol and Kuban regions, in Adygea, Dagestan, North Ossetia, Chechnya, Crimea and at Russian military bases in Armenia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

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