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More than 200 scouts of the Southern Military District (YuVO) have begun special training using ATVs at the Daryal training ground in the mountains of North Ossetia.

As part of the gathering, the servicemen will actively use modern motorized vehicles (ATVs) of high cross-country ability when solving reconnaissance and patrol missions during raid and search and rescue operations in mountainous areas.

Also, the scouts will be trained in rapid-fire shooting, extreme driving, hand-to-hand and knife fighting, camouflage with the help of improvised means, orientation in unfamiliar terrain, work on modern automation systems and communications, and will also learn how to overcome rocky terrain of various steepness and complexity using mountain climbing systems, ice axes, zhumars, carbines and ropes.

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