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Snipers of the combined arms army of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, conducted training sessions to defeat unmanned aerial vehicles using sniper rifles.

In the classroom, the shooters carefully studied the layout of various models of combat and civilian copters. During training events, drone attacks on protected objects were simulated, UAVs were destroyed at a distance of up to a kilometer.

The servicemen acted with the support of the AGS-17 grenade launcher crews, which fired at the simulated enemy UAV operators.

The trainings took place in the daytime and at night.

In addition, snipers practiced aimed fire at a reflective target when it is visible for a few seconds, as well as masking a position and stealthily moving on the battlefield.

Combat firing took place as part of a control check carried out in the Air Defense Forces at the end of the academic year.

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