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Participants of the international joint Russian-Algerian exercise, held for the first time at the Tarskiy range of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in North Ossetia-Alania, conducted the first fire training exercises using the latest AK-12 assault rifle.

Fire training sessions with the personnel of the Algerian National People’s Army were held at several training places, where they worked out the standards of readiness for battle, the UKS-1 test firing exercises from the AK-12 machine gun and the UKS-2 test firing exercise.

The servicemen fired from a place at stationary and moving targets from various positions and by changing the firing position.

The international joint exercise is carried out in accordance with the plan of international activities and is aimed at strengthening and developing military cooperation between countries.

The exercise will last until October 12, about 200 servicemen from both sides take part in it, about 40 units of military and special equipment are involved, including BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles, armored personnel carriers, off-road vehicles, 120-mm transportable mortars “Sani “, Unmanned aerial vehicles, assault and army aviation of the Southern Military District.

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The AK-12 was developed by the Kalashnikov concern within the framework of the Ratnik program as an element of a promising complex for equipping servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

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