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The units of the missile forces and artillery of the Central Military District (CVD) have successfully coped with all the assigned tasks in the exercise held as part of the final check of the 2nd Combined Arms Army, said the commander of the Central Military District, Colonel-General Alexander Lapin.

According to Alexander Lapin, in the course of the practical part of the exercise, artillery and missile forces performed 14 combat training missions to inflict fire damage on a simulated enemy, as well as to destroy his critical facilities. In addition, in the course of the exercise, such a method of actions of military units as an “artillery carousel” was actively used.

“At the final stage of the practical part of the exercise, the Iskander-M missile system was used, which successfully hit the designated target,” the commander emphasized.

More than 3 thousand servicemen of the communications brigade, as well as missile and artillery formations of the 2nd combined-arms army of the Central Military District, stationed in the Volga region, were involved in the exercise. During the event, live fires were carried out from missile systems, multiple launch rocket systems, self-propelled and towed howitzers, artillery cannons and mortars. In total, about 600 units of military equipment were involved.

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