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Servicemen of the combined-arms formation of the Eastern Military District, stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, began training as part of sniper pairs and groups to participate in the “Sniper Frontier” competition. During a month, officers and instructors will conduct training for regular and freelance snipers at the Burduny and Divisional training grounds in difficult climatic conditions.

During the course, newly arrived servicemen will learn the rules of individual aiming and the selection of targets from Dragunov (SVD) and Vintorez (VSS) sniper rifles with the application of corrections for high and low atmospheric pressure, side wind and low temperature conditions.

In the classroom with the use of improvised and natural means of camouflage, servicemen will learn to use modern rangefinders, weather stations, radio stations, reconnaissance and navigation complexes.

When training young snipers in special tactical and fire training, the main attention will be paid to camouflage and training combat in pairs and in groups.

Several hundred servicemen from sniper and reconnaissance units of the association were involved in practical exercises.

The training of sniper pairs and groups will end with competitions, the conditions of which are the performance of firing from standard weapons at various targets at ranges from 100 to 1500 meters, including at night.

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