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In Saratov, artillerymen of the Eastern Military District (VVO) began training in a special training cycle for mortar units in the Steel Blizzard training unit.

Training is taking place on the basis of the training center for combat use (artillery), full-time mortar crews and mortar batteries control departments will be involved in it.

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

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

In the winter training period of 2022, 24 mortar crews and six departments of the VVO mortar batteries will be trained.

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