First preliminaries of the Masters of Artillery Fire 2019 completed
The first qualifying stage of the preliminaries 2019 has completed in the Russian Armed Forces.
It involved 550 mortar crews from military districts, Airborne Troops, and Northern Fleet. A total of 38 training grounds were engaged in the competitions.
During the qualifying stage, the crews operated the 120-mm Sani mortar systems carried out semi-direct fire missions, shooting exercises from hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, PKT machine guns and AK-74 assault rifles. Drivers passed a number of obstacles such as a hill, a slope, a threadway bridge, a minefield.
In total 116 mortar crews have qualified for the second stage.