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In the combined-arms formation of the Eastern Military District (VVO), stationed on the territory of the Republic of Buryatia, the artillerymen and missilemen of the ground forces celebrated their professional holiday. The servicemen of the missile, artillery formations and artillery units were congratulated by the acting commander of the formation, Major General Igor Timofeev.

In his congratulatory address, he noted that at present, missile forces and artillery are still the basis for effective engagement of the enemy in the course of combined-arms operations. In 2021, the combat training of artillerymen and missilemen was active, the intensity and quality of the training sessions increased.

Also, Major General Igor Timofeev noted that in the course of combat training, artillerymen and missilemen carried out more than 1.5 thousand fire missions.

In addition, the gunners performed over 400 fire missions with live fire, including about 150 direct and semi-direct fire, more than 250 missions with technical reconnaissance equipment and using unmanned aerial vehicles.

The acting commander of the formation highly appreciated the contribution of the military personnel of the missile forces and artillery to the high indicators of the combat training of the formation, including during participation in the ARMI-2021 “Special Route” and “Masters of Artillery Fire” Mongolian exercises “Selenga-2021”, which took place on the territory of Mongolia.

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