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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

The first combat firing of motorized rifle units of the 58th combined-arms army of the Southern Military District from the armament of armored personnel carriers BTR-82 AM started at the Gvardeets training ground in the Chechen Republic.

The subdivisions perform control firing exercises with a 30-mm 2A72 and PKTM 7.62-mm cannon. Crews hit targets at a distance of up to 700 m.

“At the Gvardeets training ground with personnel of motorized rifle subunits, firepower training, preparatory exercises for the control firing exercise from the BTR-82AM are being conducted. In the course of the preparatory exercise, the following tasks are worked out: the first task is fire damage, the second is the development of standards, such as loading reduced ammunition, incomplete assembly / disassembly of the PKT and learning the basics and rules of shooting. This motorized rifle unit is fully staffed with military personnel undergoing military service under a contract, servicemen have been practicing these exercises not for the first time, today the rating is “good”. These exercises must be constantly practiced and improved their skills and fighting qualities, “- commented the commander of a motorized rifle company, Captain Kirill Serov.

Trainings are held on a regular basis to hone the skills of military personnel and combat team coordination.

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