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In the village of Sosnovy Bor, at a new tank range, an action was held to popularize military service in the formations and military units of the Eastern Military District.

A representative of the command of the combined-arms army of the VVO made a solemn speech, then the ceremony of awarding the champions of tank biathlon took place.

The military personnel of the coaching staff told the guests about the preparation, achievements and records during the international stage of the army games.

After that, the crews of T-72B tanks performed demonstration races, accompanied by live fire at various targets.

Then, servicemen of the special forces of the combined arms army of the Air Defense Forces demonstrated to the guests hand-to-hand combat techniques using standard small arms and blank ammunition.

In addition, the event presented the latest samples of military equipment that have recently entered service, in particular, the Typhoon armored vehicle, the Aleut two-link snow and swamp vehicle. Also on the site, the guests saw the Iskander-M operational-tactical complex, the T-72B3 tank, the TOR-M2U, Buk-M2 anti-aircraft missile systems, the Tornado-G multiple launch rocket system, the Mercury -BM “and the tank restored by military masters during the Great Patriotic War Joseph Stalin” IS-2 “.

At a separate site, mobile selection points for military service under the contract were deployed. Logistics servicemen will treat visitors to the event with “soldier’s” porridge and hot tea.

The guests were also shown the capabilities of the new tank director, which will significantly increase the level of combat training of tankers, as well as allow better preparation of tank crews for participation in the Army’s Tank Biathlon competition. Earlier, for firing on T-72B tanks with a regular projectile, units made marches in a combined way for more than 250 km to the Burduny range.

Based on the experience of conducting modern armed conflicts, “Syrian ramparts” and firing positions for gabion-type infantry fighting vehicles have been erected at the test site. The moving modules of the new range equipment make it possible to create a three-level system of paired targets for practicing combat firing of a tank company in defense and offensive.

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