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In the Pechenga District of the Murmansk Region, the first in the new academic year, practical training in firepower was held with units of a separate motorized rifle brigade of the army corps of the Northern Fleet. For several days, the servicemen worked out tasks in accordance with the course of combat training to improve the skills of using standard weapons and military equipment in the Far North.

Motorized riflemen and gunners of combat vehicles practiced firing from AGS-17, RPG-7 grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, SVD sniper rifles and weapons of combat vehicles against targets imitating enemy equipment and manpower.

Their submachine guns and Kalashnikov machine guns fired by all means from the spot and in motion at stationary, appearing and moving targets day and night. In addition, the servicemen practiced throwing hand grenades.

Fire training is an obligatory element of combat training for servicemen of the army corps of the Northern Fleet. In the process of their implementation, the personnel bring to automatism the skills of working with regular small arms, strictly observing the safety rules when firing.

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