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In the Kemerovo Region, at the Yurginsky training ground, on the eve of the celebration of the Day of the Ground Forces of the Russian Federation, a large-scale exercise of artillery and motorized rifle units of the combined-arms formation of the Central Military District was held.

According to the plan of the exercise, in the course of aerial reconnaissance, the Orlan-10 UAV crews identified the advanced units of the advancing enemy on armored vehicles, as well as units that took up defensive positions on the line of contact.

The crews of the 2S19 Msta-S self-propelled howitzers made a march into the area of ​​combat use and defeated the firing points of the simulated enemy from closed firing positions, and also created a defensive fire zone in the enemy’s path, thereby stopping his attack and the approach of reserves.

At the same time, motorized rifle units, with the support of infantry fighting vehicles (BMP-2), launched a counteroffensive and suppressed the resistance of the mock enemy from the standard weapons of the BMP-2, RPG-7V hand grenade launchers, PKM machine guns, AK-74 Kalashnikov assault rifles.

Artillery subunits carried out an outflanking and attacked the defending enemy from the flanks from open firing positions.

The fire on the conventional enemy was conducted at a distance of 1.5 to 15 km.

In total, more than 1,000 servicemen and 200 units of military and special equipment were involved in the exercise.

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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