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The commander of the Guards Tank Army of the Western Military District (ZVO), Lieutenant General Sergei Kisel, congratulated the missile and artillerymen on the Day of Missile Forces and Artillery (MFA).

He noted that today the military personnel and civilian specialists of the MFA of the association are successfully coping with the assigned tasks. The weapons, military and special equipment of artillery and missile units, as well as the training base are being gradually updated.

The professional training of tank army specialists is at a traditionally high level, which is clearly shown by the good results of the participation of military personnel in various competitions of professional skill.

More than 70 percent of the entire training time was spent in the field by the missilemen and artillerymen of the tank formation. During the summer training period, more than 50 tactical exercises were conducted with artillery, rocket and anti-tank divisions of artillery units, as well as about 100 combat firing. All tactical exercises with missile divisions were rated “good” and “excellent”. In addition, command-staff and tactical exercises were conducted with missile and artillery brigades, including live-fire exercises.

The commander of the formation wished further success in the service and noted that missile and artillery systems are one of the most important components of a tank formation.

“On behalf of the Military Council of the Tank Army of the Western Military District and on my own behalf, I congratulate the gunners and missilemen, veterans on the Day of Missile Forces and Artillery! I wish you happiness, health, great success in military work and professional activity, ”added Lieutenant General Sergei Kisel.

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