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Combat crews of the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile system (ZRS) and the Pantsir-C1 anti-aircraft missile system (ZRPK) of the Anti-aircraft missile unit Troops and forces in the North-East of Russia began preparations for a tactical exercise with live firing at the Ashuluk range in the Astrakhan region.

Anti-aircraft gunners deployed a field tent camp, took missile equipment from the range unit and began preparing it for combat use.

During the exercise, combat exercises will be performed by the calculations of the S-400 air defense missile system and the Pantsir-S1 air defense missile system, including marching in combat vehicles, loading launchers and artillery installations, carrying out combat duty, as well as repelling a massive air strike of a simulated enemy.

S-400 crews will destroy targets at long ranges and altitudes, and Pantsir-S1 will work at targets in the near zone with rapid-fire cannons.

More than 70 military personnel will take part in combat training at the Ashuluk training ground, about 30 units of automobile and special equipment will be involved.

Earlier, the calculations of the Pantsir-S1 air defense missile system were transferred to the Ashuluk training ground by Il-76 military transport aircraft, having covered a total of more than 7 thousand kilometers.

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