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This year in Saratov, artillerymen of the Central and Eastern military districts will be trained in a special cycle for training mortar units “Steel Blizzard”.

The exercises will take place on the basis of the training center for combat use (artillery), more than 60 full-time mortar crews and departments of control of mortar batteries of units of the Central and Eastern military districts will be involved in them.

During the training period, mortar crews will improve practical skills in special and technical training, driving, perform fire missions with live firing from semi-direct fire from a mortar and from closed firing positions, study the rules for executing commands when preparing and firing mortar commanders, the procedure for issuing commands when correcting fire, building a parallel fan along the compass of the senior battery officer, working out the documents of the mortar commander, calculating individual corrections and filling out tables of individual corrections.

The structure of the training unit that trains mortar units includes instructors – military personnel, winners and prize-winners of the competition of the International Army Games “Masters of Artillery Fire”.

In the 2021 academic year, the training unit organized the training of more than 48 full-time mortar crews and 12 mortar battery command and control units armed with 2S12A mortar systems.

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