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The crews of the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile and cannon complexes (ZRPK) of the air defense formations of the Central Military District (CVO) during the exercise in the Novosibirsk region destroyed the attack drones of the imaginary enemy.

According to the concept of the exercise, the calculations of radio engineering units found a group of unmanned aerial vehicles in shock equipment in the direction of a moving column of military equipment. Then the information was transferred to the command post. To accomplish this task, the crews of the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile and gun systems took up firing positions using an optoelectronic system, took low-flying targets for escort and destroyed them with shots from 30-mm anti-aircraft guns at a distance of up to six kilometers.

In total, in the course of repelling an air attack of a simulated enemy, over 20 air targets were detected and intercepted.

More than 500 servicemen of a motorized rifle unit and more than 50 units of military and special equipment were involved in the exercise, which took place today.

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

The 41st OA of the Central Military District is deployed in the Novosibirsk, Kemerovo regions, Altai Territory and the Republic of Tyva. It includes motorized rifle, artillery formations, air defense troops, RChBZ and communications.

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