MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In 2022, the artillerymen of the Central and Eastern military districts will be trained in a special training cycle for mortar units.
Training in the special training cycle “Steel Blizzard” will be held in Saratov on the basis of the training center for combat use (artillery), more than 60 full-time mortar crews and departments of mortar batteries of the Central and Eastern military districts will be involved in it.
The training unit, which trains mortar units, includes instructors – servicemen, winners and prize-winners of the Army Competition “Masters of Artillery Fire”.
During the training period, mortar crews improve practical skills in working out standards for special training, technical training, driving, perform firing missions with live firing from a mortar with semi-direct fire and from closed firing positions, study the rules for executing commands when preparing and firing mortar commanders, the procedure for supplying commands when adjusting fire, building a parallel fan along the compass of a senior battery officer, working out documents for a mortar commander, calculating individual corrections and filling out tables of individual amendments.
In the 2021 academic year, the training unit trained more than 48 full-time mortar crews and 12 divisions for managing mortar batteries armed with 2S12A mortar systems.
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