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During the firing, the combat crews inflicted concentrated group strikes with high-explosive fragmentation mines and shells at the moving columns of the conditional enemy, their command posts, and weapons depots. The unit’s target coordinates were obtained from unmanned aircraft. The fire was aimed at exhausting the enemy’s manpower, destroying facilities and destroying military equipment.

In total, more than 1,000 servicemen of the South Military District’s artillery unit took part in the field exercises at the range, about 100 pieces of weapons and military equipment were involved, including high-power artillery installations, 240-mm self-propelled mortars “Tulip” and 203-mm self-propelled guns ” Peony “, which have no analogues in the world in terms of firepower.

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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