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In the Nizhny Novgorod region, at the Mulino training ground, live firing of artillery units of the combined arms army of the Western Military District (ZVO) started in preparation for the joint strategic Russian-Belarusian exercise “West-2021”.

The calculations of multiple launch rocket systems “Grad”, self-propelled howitzers “Msta-S” and mortar units will work out the conduct of high-precision high-speed fire. Artillerymen at a distance of up to 20 km conduct single and salvo fire to engage moving targets with minimal deviation.

Shooting takes place in the daytime. The coordinates of the objects of the conditional enemy in the form of armored vehicles and engineering structures are transmitted by reconnaissance groups equipped with Orlan-10 unmanned aerial vehicles. The fixation of the destruction of targets is carried out with the help of the “Strelets” reconnaissance control and communications complex.

Also, artillery crews conduct training in anti-fire maneuvers and counter-battery firing. Up to 500 servicemen and 100 units of military and special equipment of the combined arms army of the Western Military District take part in live firing.

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