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As part of the joint tactical exercise “Defenders of Friendship-2021”, paratroopers from Russia and Egypt conducted fire training classes, using elements of tactical shooting, at the training ground of the paratroopers of the armed forces of the Arab Republic of Egypt near Cairo,

At the deployed training sites, the servicemen of the two countries fired at targets with small arms. As part of the exchange of experience, Russian paratroopers and paratroopers conducted training exercises, exchanging samples of small arms.

Paratroopers from Egypt fired Russian AK-12 assault rifles at targets located at a distance of 150 to 500 meters. In turn, the Russian servicemen hit targets with an AK-47 assault rifle.

The grenade launchers fired from the RPG-7D and RPG-7 hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers at the armored vehicles of the imaginary enemy at distances from 250 to 400 meters.

At the end of the lesson, at the training and material base of the military camp of the Egyptian armed forces, the paratroopers blocked and destroyed a mock enemy in the city quarter.

In the course of the combat training mission, the servicemen used aerosol cover. Groups entered the town destroying targets at various distances, in shelters and buildings, using tactical shooting techniques.

In total, from the Russian Airborne Forces and the paratroopers of the armed forces of the Arab Republic of Egypt in the “Defenders of Friendship-2021” exercise, which takes place from October 17 to October 29 this year, a consolidated unit with a total strength of more than 500 servicemen is involved. as well as the Il-76md military transport aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces and the C-130 Hercules of the Egyptian Air Force, with the Chinook heavy military transport helicopters of the Egyptian aviation.

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