Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail


07.04.2021 (14:30)

The artillerymen of the Taman division of the WMD destroyed the firing positions of the mock enemy using large-caliber mortars

As part of a control check of the combat readiness of units of the Taman motorized rifle division of the guards tank red banner army of the Western Military District, servicemen conducted live firing of 120-mm 2S12 Sani mortars in the Moscow region, at the Alabino training ground.

A special feature was the use of portable radar systems for reconnaissance and control of firing Aistenok. These stations allowed the gunners to detect the mortar positions of the mock enemy three kilometers from the firing line. According to the received intelligence, the mortar crews destroyed the firing positions of the mock enemy.

In total, more than 150 servicemen and more than 40 units of weapons, military and special equipment of the Taman division of the tank formation of the WMD took part in the firing.

Press Service of the Western Military District
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Artillery , Western Military District
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