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A tactical shooting championship took place in the Northern Fleet Marine Brigade. The competitions, which took place on the territory of the training center of the compound in the village of Sputnik in the Murmansk region, were attended by servicemen and representatives of special forces of the Northern Fleet and regional departments of the FSB, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Federal Penitentiary Service and the Russian Guard in the Murmansk region. A total of 14 teams were formed.

The competitive program of the competition included four shooting exercises under the names: “Throw March”, “Bridgehead”, “Evacuation” and “Neutralization”. Each of them had to be performed in turn by a team of four. Competitors used standard weapons – Makarov, Yarygin pistols, Kalashnikov assault rifles, and in some exercises – imitation grenades, a machine gun and an armored personnel carrier. Each of the participants was equipped in tactical equipment and protective equipment.

The exercises simulated the conditions of a combat situation in which special forces fighters have to act. Target shooting was carried out from various distances from 5 to 300 meters.

According to the results of all stages of tactical shooting competitions, the best results were demonstrated by employees of the regional special forces unit of the FSB Directorate for the Murmansk region “Orca”.

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