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Snipers of a motorized rifle unit of the Central Military District conducted an exercise in the Samara region using the recently adopted modernized SV-98 rifles and large-caliber ASVKM.

According to the plan of the exercise, the sniper pairs made marches for 10 kilometers, secretly bypassing the guard posts, in order to search for and eliminate the enemy. Targets were fired at a range of up to 1.5 thousand meters. While retreating to the place of evacuation, the servicemen practiced actions in case of a sudden meeting with enemy patrols. The fire adjustment was carried out with the help of reconnaissance control and communication systems (KRUS) “Strelets” and portable laser reconnaissance devices of the decision maker.

The exercise took place at the Roshchinsky training ground. It was attended by about 50 snipers.

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