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Servicemen of the 150th motorized rifle division of the combined arms formation of the Southern Military District (SMD), as part of the planned combat training exercises, performed live firing from the standard weapons of the BTR-82A and BMP-3.

Firing exercises from 100-mm guns, 30-mm 2A72 guns and PKTM caliber 7.62-mm were carried out at the training grounds. The crews hit targets at a distance of 500 to 1.5 thousand meters. Shooting was carried out with short stops and on the move at speed.

“This is not my first year in the army, and shooting from an armored personnel carrier is a common thing for me. But each fulfillment of the standards is a chance to hone your professional skills, ”said the gunner Sergey Vorobyov.

Operational and combat training activities are carried out under the leadership of the commander of the Southern Military District, General of the Army Alexander Dvornikov, according to the plan for the winter training period.

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