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At the training grounds of the Eastern Military District stationed in the Republic of Buryatia, the Trans-Baikal, Khabarovsk, Primorsky Territories, the Sakhalin Region and the Jewish Autonomy, training sessions with grenade launchers of RPG-7 hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers and crews of automatic grenade launchers AGS-17 “Flame” started.

Half of the classes will be held at night with the use of night vision devices. The training camp will end with a competition for the accuracy of hitting targets.

At the practical stage of training, military personnel will learn to conduct reconnaissance, determine the types of targets and the distance to them, and destroy the armored vehicles of a mock enemy at maximum range with grenades.

Particular attention at the training camp will be paid to combat shooting training in various weather conditions and the specifics of tactical actions of grenade launcher crews in cooperation with snipers.

More than 2,000 servicemen of grenade launcher units of the Air Defense Forces take part in the training camp.

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