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Military personnel of a mortar unit from the Pacific Fleet (Pacific Fleet) Marine Corps, stationed in Kamchatka, on the eve of the avalanche-prone season, prepared the crews of the 120-mm “Sany” mortars to fire avalanches.

The preparation of the calculations was carried out well in advance of the beginning of the avalanche-hazardous period. Maintenance and preparation of the material part. Practical exercises with mortar calculations at the landfill, as well as safety training during events were held.

The bombardment of avalanches will be carried out at the request of the regional anti-avalanche center within the framework of ensuring the safety of residents of the regional center and elements of the energy system of the Kamchatka Territory.

For many years, the Marines have been traveling to fire avalanche-prone areas in the mountainous regions of Milkovsky, Ust-Bolsheretsky and Elizovsky municipal districts, in the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, as well as on the volcanoes Kozelsky, Vilyuchinsky, Koryaksky and Avachinsky, and have repeatedly confirmed the high level of training at performing these tasks.

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