MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Servicemen of the sniper unit of the tank formation of the Eastern Military District in the Republic of Buryatia conducted training to defeat unmanned aerial vehicles with sniper rifles.
In the classroom, snipers carefully studied the layout of various models of combat UAVs and civilian quadcopters. During the training events, drone attacks on guarded objects were simulated, the models of which were built during the preparatory activities for the winter training period.
Snipers destroyed aerial targets imitating UAVs at a distance of up to 1,000 meters.
The servicemen acted with the support of the AGS-17 grenade launcher crews, which fired at the supposed location of the simulated enemy UAV operator.
In addition, snipers fired aimed fire at reflective targets when she was visible for a few seconds, as well as camouflage positions and covert movement on the battlefield.
It should be noted that trainings were conducted both during the day and at night.
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