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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

In the Nizhny Novgorod region, at the Mulino training ground, night combat firing by tank crews of a separate tank brigade of the Guards Tank Red Banner Army of the Western Military District ended.

The servicemen worked out the defeat of targets from the entire range of standard armament of T-72B3 tanks – 125-mm cannons, 7.62-mm Kalashnikov tank machine guns (PKT) and 12.7-mm Kord machine guns.

During night firing, the gunners used night vision devices mounted on tank sights. Tankers fired at targets imitating armored vehicles and manpower of a conventional enemy at a distance of 400 to 1600 meters.

More than 300 servicemen and about 70 units of weapons, military and special equipment of a separate tank brigade of the ZVO Guards Tank Army were involved in the firing.

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