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Battalion tactical groups of a motorized rifle formation of the 58th Combined Arms Army of the Southern Military District (SMD) carried out live firing in a mountainous and wooded area in Chechnya.

During the exercises at the training ground, the servicemen worked out the fire control of full-time and attached units, their interaction. They fired from the armament of T-72B3 tanks, BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicles, Akatsiya self-propelled howitzers, Sani mortars, AGS-17 automatic heavy grenade launchers, and RPG-7 anti-tank grenade launchers.

More than 300 different static and dynamic targets were used at the combined arms range. An innovation for motorized riflemen was the appearance of unmanned aircraft targets and a moving target “armored car”, the dimensions of which correspond to modern models of lightly armored vehicles.

More than 600 military personnel of the Southern Military District took part in live firing, about 50 units of weapons and military equipment were involved.

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