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More than 70 artillery systems and missile systems are involved in the joint military anti-terrorist command and staff exercise of the SCO Peace Mission 2021 in the Orenburg region.

As part of the exercise, a joint grouping of missile forces and artillery was created, the basis of which is two self-propelled howitzer and rocket artillery battalions from the motorized rifle and artillery brigades of the Central Military District, stationed in the Orenburg region, as well as artillery units of the People’s Liberation Army of China. The group is armed with Russian 152-mm self-propelled howitzers Msta-S and 120-mm Khosta, anti-tank missile systems Shturm-S, multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) Grad, as well as Chinese 122-mm self-propelled howitzer PLL-09.

At the Donguz training ground, the artillery units of the two countries will work out a wide range of tasks in the interests of the coalition troops (forces) in the fight against illegal armed formations: the destruction of equipment, the suppression of firing points, the setting of barrage fire and others. In the course of performing combat training tasks, it is planned to use more than 4.5 thousand ammunition of various types, including rocket, high-explosive fragmentation, lighting shells, as well as anti-tank missiles.

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