Motorised rifle units hold counter-amphibious exercise on Kuril Islands, Eastern Military District
Motorised rifle units have held a counter-amphibious tactical exercise on Kuril Islands, Eastern Military District.
After the alert, troops carried out a march, equipped fire positions and organized coastal defence.
The Shilka anti-aircraft crew detected, identified and eliminated targets simulating enemy’s transport aircraft.
More than 200 troops and 20 pieces of military hardware, including T-72B and 120mm mortars were involved in the drills.
Motorised rifle units carried out a march, equipped fire positions and organized coastal defence. Troops operated the AGS-17 Plamya grenade launchers, RPG-7 and Kord and PKT large-calibre machine guns against dummy light-armoured hardware and manpower.