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In the formations and military units of the combined-arms army of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Primorsky Territory, the first stage of the all-army competitions of the commanders of the artillery batteries named after V.I. Marshal of artillery V.M. Mikhalkin.

During the competition, the theoretical knowledge of officers and their practical skills in tactical, special, technical, physical, fire training and driving of combat vehicles will be assessed, as well as in the performance of control firing exercises from a Kalashnikov assault rifle, a Makarov pistol and an RPG-7 grenade launcher.

Participants will have to demonstrate their professional skills by performing valid combat firing from the Akatsiya and Gvozdika artillery mounts, as well as from the Tulip self-propelled mortars. Contestants will carry out fire missions from command and observation posts deployed on the ground, as well as from command fire control vehicles.

In addition, officers will perform test exercises in driving self-propelled artillery howitzers. The winners of the competition – the most competent commanders and specialists – will take part in the second army stage of the competition.

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