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Participants of the international joint Russian-Algerian exercise at the Tarskoye training ground of the Southern Military District (YuVO) in the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania conducted the first firing from the newest Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle.

Fire training sessions with the personnel of the Algerian National People’s Army were held at several training sites, where the standards for preparedness for battle were worked out, the UKS-1 control firing exercises from the AK-12 assault rifle and the UKS-2 control firing exercise were worked out.

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.

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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