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Servicemen of the motorized rifle unit of the combined-arms formation of the Central Military District (CVO) stationed in Siberia, within the framework of combat training, worked out the search for and fire destruction of a simulated enemy from small arms at the Yurginsky training ground in the Kemerovo region.

At the stage of practical firing, the servicemen conducted reconnaissance of targets and determining the ranges to them, after which they performed a set of firing exercises from AK assault rifles, PK machine guns, SVD sniper rifles and RPG-7V hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers. The shooting was carried out at targets simulating the accumulation of manpower, military objects, automobile and lightly armored equipment of a simulated enemy at ranges of up to 800 m.

In addition, the servicemen honed their aiming skills with dioptric and optical sights, worked out the solution of firing tasks in applying corrections for shooting in various weather and climatic conditions.

The combined arms formation of the Central Military District is deployed in the Novosibirsk, Kemerovo, Omsk, Tyumen, Irkutsk regions, Altai Territory and the Republic of Tyva. It includes motorized rifle, artillery and anti-aircraft missile formations, RChBZ and communications troops.

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