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At the Golovenki training ground in the Moscow Region, the tankers of the Kantemirovskaya Tank Division of the Guards Tank Army of the Western Military District (ZVO) practiced actions to destroy low-flying air targets from 12.7-mm Kord heavy machine guns.

In front of the shooters, targets appeared at a distance of 300 to 2000 meters, the task of the tankers was to destroy the aircrafts of the imaginary enemy. Despite the difficulty of firing, standing in the turret of the tank, the tankers fulfilled the standard, hitting all the targets.

After working out the standard for the destruction of low-flying targets, the servicemen worked out the standards for firing small arms from the tank turret and hitting the enemy with a hand grenade.

In total, more than 200 servicemen took part in the shooting, more than 70 pieces of weapons and military equipment of the Kantemirovskaya tank division of the ZVO tank association were involved.

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