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In the Ivanovo Guards airborne formation, the competition for the best operator of the Strela-10 short-range self-propelled anti-aircraft missile system (SAM) and the best shooter of the Verba portable anti-aircraft missile system (MANPADS) has ended.

During the competition, the personnel of the anti-aircraft missile units competed in the knowledge of the material part, the rules of firing and the combat operation of the complexes.

In addition, the military personnel of the anti-aircraft missile units have fulfilled the standards for special and technical training.

Anti-aircraft gunners MANPADS “Verba” with the help of dimensional and weight models worked out the transfer of the complex from the stowed position to the position for shooting, as well as on special simulators – search, capture for tracking an air target and launch a rocket.

The operators of the Strela-10 air defense missile system also fulfilled the standards for loading and loading a combat vehicle, transferring the launcher from the traveling position to the combat position, as well as orienting the combat vehicle along the compass, readiness for launch and unloading.

When working out the standards, the personnel showed high professional training, which was noted by the command of the formation.

The winners were awarded with diplomas and cups. They will represent the unit in the Airborne Forces competition.

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