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Tankers of the Russian military base in Tajikistan performed tactical and fire exercises of firing from weapons of T-72 tanks at the Lyaur mountain range.

At the tank director, the servicemen worked out such tactical actions as the entry of units into the area of ​​combat use and the transition from defense to offensive. Gunner-operators and commanders of combat vehicles in difficult mountainous terrain improved their skills in firing a 125-mm 2A46 automatic cannon at emerging and moving targets.

Also, during the training, tank crews complied with the standards for preparing tank weapons for firing, choosing firing positions, reconnaissance of targets and observing the battlefield.

For reference:

The 201st military base in Tajikistan is Russia’s largest military facility outside its borders. Located in two cities – Dushanbe and Bokhtar. It includes motorized rifle, tank, artillery, reconnaissance units, air defense, communications, radiation, chemical and biological defense units.

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