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Formations and military units of the combined-arms army of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, completed an intensive combat training course as part of platoons at combined-arms training ranges.

More than 8 thousand servicemen were involved in conducting live firing, about 400 units of weapons and military equipment were involved.

During the training at the training ground, the servicemen practiced the skills of firing from the armament complex of T-72B3 tanks, BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, Akatsia, Msta-S self-propelled howitzers, Sani mortars, AGS-17 automatic heavy grenade launchers, hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers RPG-7V, as well as from small arms with a new tactical body kit for the installation of collimator and night sights.

To create a situation close to combat, more than 100 different static and dynamic targets were used at the training ranges, simulating the armored and aviation equipment of a conventional enemy. Modern modular sets of shooting equipment are equipped with computers and radio transmitting devices.

The new systems allow the head of the training to give real-time instructions for adjusting the shooting during live firing.

Particular attention in the completed year of study during the course was paid to practicing the issues of conducting combat operations in unfamiliar open terrain, organizing interaction, controlling the fire of regular and attached units, improving driving and firing skills from combat vehicles, fulfilling individual and group standards on the tactical field ” village “and” city “.

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