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Artillery units of the mountain motorized rifle formation of the combined-arms formation of the Central Military District (CVO), stationed in Tuva, during an exercise at the Kara-Khaak training ground destroyed a mock enemy caravan with weapons and ammunition.

According to the plan of the exercise, the crew of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) “Orlan-10” discovered a mock enemy caravan in the mountains, carrying weapons and explosives. The received data was transferred to the command post, where it was decided to destroy the “enemy”.

The crews of artillery installations (ACS) 2S23 “Nona-SVK” were sent to the designated area. Having taken up firing positions, the servicemen carried out mortar fire at targets at ranges of up to 10 km on the opposite side of the mountain slope. Control of destruction of targets and adjustment of fire in the sky was carried out by the UAV “Orlan-10”.

The exercise involved about 500 military personnel and more than 20 units of military equipment.

The combined arms formation of the Central Military District is deployed in the Novosibirsk, Kemerovo, Omsk, Tyumen, Irkutsk regions, Altai Territory and the Republic of Tyva. It includes motorized rifle, artillery and anti-aircraft missile formations, RChBZ and communications troops.

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