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In Pechenga district of the Murmansk region at the tank separate motorized rifle brigade of the army corps of the Northern fleet were exercises of control firing regular shells.

The tankers fired from the 125mm gun of the T-80 BVM regular projectile on emerging and moving targets, simulating tanks attacking a group of infantry, recoilless gun on the vehicle and anti-tank hand grenade with the move distance to 2000 meters, and also from a large-caliber KORD machine gun for ground and air targets.

The condition of the exercise the crew shall have three regular artillery shot, and 35 rounds of PKC machine-gun.

During the course, the servicemen were tested theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Also tank crews performed standards for loading ammunition and military vehicles from traveling to combat, reconnaissance and detection of targets, the Assembly and disassembly of standard machine guns, “PKT”, “Cord” etc.

Fire training was carried out under the direction, the acting commander of a tank battalion, separate motorized rifle brigade of major Nicholas Urozhenko. He said that special attention during the session was paid to the coordinated actions and professional skills of crews of tanks T-80БВМ. Tankers showed high results during the exercises and preparation for upcoming exercises.

Classes for fire training attracted more than 80 soldiers.

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