MIL-OSI Russia: About 200 ZVO snipers practiced shooting at aerial targets from moving vehicles

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

More than 200 snipers of formations and military units of the combined-arms formation of the Western Military District, stationed in the Leningrad Region, are preparing for a control check using a unique method.

Shooting is carried out from the bodies of moving trucks, which increases the readiness of snipers to act in various situations, effective shooting from the most awkward positions.

The servicemen hit targets imitating the drivers of armored vehicles and the commanding staff of a simulated enemy, as well as aerodynamic targets flying at a speed of about 60 km / h. from modernized Dragunov SVD sniper rifles and large-caliber sniper rifles ASVK “Kord” of 12.7 mm caliber.

The missions were carried out from closed and mobile firing positions at distances from 500 to 1300 m, taking into account the terrain and the surrounding landscape, day and night.

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