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In the winter training period units of the air defense (PVO) of the 49th army of the southern military district (YUVO) in the Krasnodar Krai and the North Caucasus has completed more than 700 firings and electronic launches of missiles in the framework of tactical exercises in the format of air fighting.

On grounds of the anti-aircraft gunners practiced the task to ensure the actions of the infantry units in terms of enemy precision weapons and jamming and performed firing from ZSU “Shilka” SAM “Strela-10” and MANPADS “Needle”, as well as a unique anti-aircraft missile systems s-300V4.

During the exercise, improve the skills of destruction of air targets flying with a speed of 300 m/s at a height of 1000 m and at ranges up to 5 thousand m

For training shooters-aircraft gunners used a simulator of aerial targets. About half of the classes were at night or in low visibility conditions.

Feature of combat training in the winter training period began the training of air battles in which the role of conditional air attacks were carried out by the group of the latest su-25СМ3 and su-30CM 4-th army air force and air defense YUVO.

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