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The artillerymen of the Central Military District (TsVO), with the support of tank units, destroyed large forces of the mock enemy during an exercise in the Orenburg region.

Practical actions took place at the Totsk training ground. According to the plan of the exercise, the crews of complexes with unmanned aerial vehicles “Orlan-10” found several columns of armored vehicles, moving towards the settlement from several sides. By decision of the command, the servicemen marched to the designated area and took up defenses to repel the enemy’s attack.

The gunners, using Msta-S self-propelled howitzers and Grad multiple launch rocket systems, conducted artillery preparation for the counteroffensive. Then the tank units on T-72B3 tanks went over from defense to the offensive and destroyed the scattered groups of the imaginary enemy.

More than 700 servicemen took part in the exercise, which took place as part of the final check for 2020, and about 100 units of military equipment were involved.

Earlier, the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, said that in October, as part of the control check of the troops during the summer training period, more than 10 large exercises with the participation of large formations, formations and military units of the Central Military District will be held at training ranges in Bashkiria, Udmurtia, Tuva, and Kemerovo , Novosibirsk, Orenburg, Samara, Sverdlovsk and Chelyabinsk regions.

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