MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The personnel of the motorized rifle and artillery units of the Russian military base in Abkhazia, within the framework of combat firing by various units, prevented the advance of the imaginary enemy’s infantry.
During the event at the Tsabal mountain range, servicemen fired at targets imitating tanks, lightly armored vehicles, low-flying air targets, and enemy personnel.
Fire damage was carried out in mountainous and wooded areas from various weapons, including the guns of modern armored personnel carriers BTR-82A, RPG-7 hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, 120-mm mortars and small arms.
At the stage of the implementation of the plan of measures for the combat training of the formation, the servicemen received skills in tactics of actions in defense and on the march, as well as in conducting engineering reconnaissance of the terrain, laying paths and routes for advance using maps and GLONASS satellite orientation systems.
To search for targets of the imaginary enemy, the subunits used unmanned aerial vehicles and portable reconnaissance, command and control systems (KRUS) “Strelets”.
In total, more than 500 servicemen took part in day and night combat firing, using over 100 units of military equipment and mobile large-caliber weapons, including Akatsia self-propelled artillery mounts and Grad multiple launch rocket systems.
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