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Today, at the Noginsky training ground of the Moscow Higher Combined Arms School, the army tactical shooting championship has started among military personnel of universities and military units of the Ground Forces.

On the opening of the competition, on behalf of the Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces, the participants of the championship were congratulated by the head of the combat training department of the Ground Forces, Major General Alexander Glazkov.

He noted that the main goals of the championship are the popularization and development of army tactical shooting, the generalization of advanced methods of fire and tactical training among the military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.

“I would like to draw your attention to compliance with the safety requirements and the shooter’s code,” emphasized Major General Alexander Glazkov.

The competition is attended by 80 servicemen in 13 teams – the best shooters of higher educational institutions and training centers of the Ground Forces.

Contestants will compete in solving fire missions in various combat conditions on specially prepared areas of shooting ranges (combat in the city, anti-ambush actions, etc.).

During the competition, participants will have to shoot at targets (height and chest targets, poppers, gongs) from various positions (standing, sitting from a knee, lying down, including from awkward positions) from a Kalashnikov AK-12 assault rifle, a Yarygin pistol and throw grenades for accuracy and range.

Judges of the Federation of Army Tactical Shooting, who are masters of sports in shooting from standard weapons, are invited to judge.

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