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More than 5 thousand servicemen of tank, motorized rifle, anti-aircraft missile, reconnaissance and engineer-sapper units of the Guards Tank Division of the Central Military District (TsVO) have started a control check following the results of combat training in 2020. Combat shooting and driving of armored vehicles are taking place at an interspecific training ground in the Chelyabinsk region as part of a control check of troops and will last until October 16.

During the final examinations, the servicemen of the tank division will conduct live firing as part of units operating in defense and offensive with the support of unmanned aircraft, electronic warfare and battle control automation systems.

Modern T-72B3M tanks, Medved artillery tractors, 2A65 Msta-B towed howitzers, BM-21 Grad multiple launch rocket systems, Sani mortars, 2S3 Akatsia self-propelled howitzers were involved in practical exam episodes. also the technique of special troops.

Earlier, the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, said that more than ten major exercises with the participation of associations, formations and military units of the Central Military District will be held in October as part of a control check of troops during the summer training period at the training grounds of the Republics of Bashkiria, Udmurtia, Tyva, and also Kemerovo. Novosibirsk, Orenburg, Samara, Sverdlovsk and Chelyabinsk regions.

Guards Vitebsko-Novgorod twice Red Banner tank division of the Central Military District was formed on December 1, 2016. It includes three tank, motorized rifle and self-propelled artillery regiments, an anti-aircraft missile battalion, a reconnaissance and engineer battalion, units and subunits of combat, logistic and technical support.

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